sap course 1429798798

Course Code & Number:

ECE 372

Course Title:

Seminar in Early Childhood Education

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

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

Catalog Description:

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Junior
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Yelland, N. (2010). Contemporary perspectives on early childhood education. Philadelphia: Open University Press. 2. Yelland, N. (2005). Critical issues in early childhood education. New York: Open University Press.
Extended Description: 

Contemporary topics and issues in early childhood education. Rethinking pedagogical practices in early childhood education. Diversity in early childhood classrooms. Popular culture, media, technology and young children. Examining quality in early childhood learning environments. Early childhood research and practice. Evaluation and interpretation of early childhood research outcomes. Early childhood education policy. Challenges and controversies in 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. define who they are as early childhood professionals
2. reflect upon their own professional dispositions in early childhood education
3. refine their knowledge and perspectives on major topics and issues/trends in early childhood education
4. discuss the impact of popular culture, media and technology on young children’s development and learning
5. interprete findings of early childhood education research
6. discuss early childhood education policies in Turkey

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

Student Workload:

Observation
14
hrs
Hands-on Work
14
hrs
Final Exam
10
hrs
Resource Review
10
hrs
Report on a Topic
14
hrs
Oral Presentation
10
hrs
Poster Presentation
10
hrs
Team Meetings
10
hrs

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