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Basic principles and practices as they apply to adults and young children including infants and toddlers.  Focusses on health promotion and injury prevention.  Includes healthy eating and the Division Of Responsibility, recognizing communicable disease, abuse and neglect, emergency preparedness, assessing environments for health and...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

Explores basic communication theory and its application to relationships in personal, community and professional contexts.  This foundation course is designed to foster effective receptive and expressive communication skills development, both theoretically and experientially. The practical focus supports students in becoming responsible for...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

125 hour work experience placement in and Early Years setting.   Focusses on developing friendly relationships with children and adults, preparing simple materials, assisting children in routines and utilizing observations to plan and implement activities based on children’s emerging interests.  Provides mentoring to assist in practical...

Credits:
3 (120 hours)

This 150 hour practical work placement in an Early Years setting focusses on skill development in observing, planning, implementing and evaluating learning experiences responsive to young children’s emerging interests and developmental needs. Learners are mentored to act as an assistant.  Application of skills essential to effectively...

Credits:
3.0

Explores basic theory and foundational skills necessary to create engaging learning environments for individual and groups of young children.  Introduces BC’s Early Learning Framework and its application to practice.   Develops and hones skills in observing, recording and researching ideas to plan and implement programs based on children’s...

Credits:
3.0

Provides the knowledge and experiences in developing a reflective curriculum in collaboration with young children. Investigates the creative process, offers hands on experiences to foster a self-awareness of artistic & expressive abilities.  This mentored self-discovery provides tools and attitudes necessary for planning meaningful and...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

Examines current bicultural research and offers practical strategies for creating interesting and culturally relevant language arts curriculum for young children.  Combines theory and knowledge of language and literacy development with the creation of materials and resources including First Nations related to children’s literature, storytelling...

Credits:
3.0

Provides the essential components for establishing positive relationships with young children based on teaching, facilitating and supporting prosocial behaviour. Theory and practical application of alternative approaches to establish emotionally safe and nurturing spaces and genuine, trusting relationships with children and other adults.

Credits:
3.0

Examines current research in, and knowledge of, child development in infants and toddlers - and young children with diverse abilities. Explores the role of educator in observing developmental differences and in the assessment and intervention process.  Reviews historical & cultural attitudes and approaches to inclusion.   Foundation skills...

Credits:
3.0

Develops business skills and practices necessary to manage a licensed Early Years centre in BC.  Includes management of human resources and finances, operating and managing child care facilities within a legislative framework. Familiarization with organizational structures (not for profit and for profit), policy development, compliance with...

Credits:
3.0

Further examination of intersection between environment and culture, and analysis of local and international examples. Critical self-reflection of hegemonic influences on the learning environment: redesigning spaces, selection of materials, choices of activities to reflect this awareness.  Uncovers personal learning dispositions in order to...

Credits:
3.0

Fundamental knowledge and skills in designing curriculum and play spaces to foster physical and cognitive development of young children.  Mentored Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities, indoors and out, reconnects the learner “to the land” and nonhuman world.  Develops an appreciation of place, an attitude of conservation...

Credits:
3.0

This 150 hour practical work experience placement in an early years’ setting focusses on mentored practice of program and curriculum planning & implementation, child guidance, assessing and supporting safe and healthy environments.  In the role of “acting” supervisor, the learner will become familiarized with basic administrative tasks of...

Credits:
3.0

Explores a variety of program models and approaches based on current theory & best practice.  Includes a close examination of RIE (Responsive Infant Education) and a relook at traditional routines and scheduling.  Dissects developmental milestones model of assessment and explores alternative ways to assess growth in the infant/...

Credits:
3.0

 

Provides practical strategies for designing learning environments specifically for infants & toddlers tailored to individual interests and developmental needs.  Uses BC Early Learning Framework and BC’s Aboriginal Framework to plan activities and experiences based on observation & collaboration with family and colleagues. ...

Credits:
3.0

This 210 hour work experience placement with infants and toddlers provides the learner with the opportunity to observe, assess, plan, practise and evaluate: infant and toddler learning experiences, guidance approaches and collaborative team work-with families and caregivers.  The placement includes job shadowing to develop and practise...

Credits:
3.0

Examines regulated, non-regulated programs at the local, provincial and federal levels, leadership, professionalism, networking and advocacy. In depth study of BC Child Care Regulation and legislation related to employment, ECEBC Code of Ethics, processes for registering and maintaining certification in BC.  Addresses signs and symptoms of...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

This course will examine the impact of these emerging technologies on how we conduct business in a wired world. Topics include: the Internet and the web, software, security threats to electronic commerce, electronic payment systems, strategies for marketing, sales, and promotion, purchasing, logistics and support activities and other current...

In the past few years the Internet has gone through several phases, from obscurity through hype, all the way to being a simple fact of life today. Almost as soon as the Internet was privatized, marketers staked their turf and sought to use the medium to further the goals of their firms in various ways. Internet Marketing discusses many of those...

A detailed study of sectors of the Canadian economy and of economic policies in Canada. Monetary and financial issues will be presented in various contexts and from various viewpoints. Traditional microeconomic theory of the firm, industrial organization, consumer and price behaviour, allocation of resources will be analyzed. (3,3,0)

Credits:
3.0

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