sap course 1429795908

Course Code & Number:

ECE 203

Course Title:

Child Development and Learning

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+2+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and language characteristics of children ages between birth to eight. Contextual factors that affect young children’s development and learning. Theories of child development and learning. Application of child development and learning theories to early childhood learning teaching.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Sophomore
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. McDevitt, T. M. & Ormrod, J. E. (2010). Child development and education. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall. 2. Davies, D. (2010). Child development: A practitioner's guide. New York: Guilford Press
Extended Description: 

Theories of child development and learning. Biological beginnings. Physical development. Cognitive development. Cognitive processes. Intelligence. Language development. Social development. Emotional development. Development of self and social understanding. Development of motivation and self-regulation. Development of morality and interpersonal behaviors.development in the academic domains. Family, culture, and community. Peers, school, and society. Implications of child development for early childhood education.

Design Content: 

N/A

Computer Usage: 
N/A
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. identify young children’s universal characteristics across age groups
2. recognize children’s wide range of individual and developmental differences 
3. associate the contextual factors that affect young children’s development and learning
4. discover how the theories of child development and learning have influenced early childhood program models and curricula 
5. critique the theories of child development and learning
6. apply child development knowledge into early childhood teaching and learning.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Peer Teaching
Scaffolding/Coaching
Collaborating
Think-Pair-Share
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Video Presentations
Concept Mapping
Field Trips
Hands-on Activities
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Written Project
Self Evaluation
Peer Evaluation
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Observation
12
hrs
Hands-on Work
10
hrs
Quizzes /Homeworks
10
hrs
Final Exam
10
hrs
Field Trips/Visits
10
hrs
Resource Review
10
hrs
Report on a Topic
10
hrs
Case Study Analysis
10
hrs
Poster Presentation
10
hrs
Team Meetings
10
hrs

Prepared By:

Sühendan Er

Revised By:

sap_editor