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This course provides students with an understanding of the basic principles of health, safety and nutrition for adults as well as children. The course will focus on nutrition, signs and symptoms of communicable diseases, disease and injury prevention, emergency preparedness, signs of abuse and neglect and assessing a facility for safety. This...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

This course provides the student with a brief overview of the Early Childhood field. Students will be introduced to the theories and principles that guide the development of quality early childhood programs and practice in Canada. The day to day work of professionals in the field will also be explored.

Credits:
1 (22.5 hours)

This course provides a foundation in effective communication knowledge and skills. Basic communication theory as well as receptive and responsive communication skills will be explored. A practical focus will be utilized to engage ECE students in the development of critical skills that are necessary for communication across cultures and working...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

This practical course provides students with the opportunity to work as a team in a licensed childcare setting. During this practicum students will develop positive relationships with children and adults, prepare simple materials, assist children in routines and utilize their observations to implement activities that reflect emergent curriculum...

Credits:
3 (120 hours)

This course provides the ECE student with practical opportunities to develop skills in observing, planning, implementing and evaluating learning experiences that respond to children’s interests and developmental needs. The student is also required to demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with adults and children and apply positive...

This course provides the necessary introductory level knowledge and practical skills to effectively set up and facilitate developmentally appropriate environments that encourage play as a means of learning. The student will develop skills in observing, documenting, planning, creating, facilitating and evaluating quality program environments....

This course provides the knowledge and skills to develop a meaningful and varied curriculum for young children that supports their social and emotional growth. In addition the student will examine a developmentally appropriate arts curriculum exploring their own artistic style and methods in order to effectively support and enhance children’s...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

This course examines current research and theories as well as practical strategies that support the creation of interesting and varied language arts curriculum for young children. While exploring developmentally appropriate language and literacy goals and experiences the student will be developing their resources in reading children’s’...

This course provides students with a knowledge base in early childhood development, focusing on prenatal to preschool development. The student will begin with an overview of the young child – how they learn and grow, developmental and learning theories and how to study young children. Course emphasis is on connecting child development theory...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

This course follows Child Development I, providing students with a knowledge base in early childhood development, focusing on the preschool through primary years. The student will explore cognitive and affective growth and development from ages three to six as well as the growth and development of the primary child. The course ends with...

This practical course provides the essential components of a positive guidance relationship. The student will understand how to establish an emotionally safe and nurturing climate and learn to develop genuine and trusting relationships with children and other adults. A range of guidance techniques will be practiced that support children’s...

This course introduces the student to the Early Childhood profession in Canada: the history, program models, regulations, standards, organizations, educator roles and dispositions, ethics and responsibilities that guide the Early Childhood profession. The student will develop skills and strategies to work effectively as a team with staff,...

Credits:
3 (45 hours)

This course provides the early childhood education student with the necessary knowledge and skills to work within a family-centered context. Students will examine and practice strategies for establishing and maintaining effective partnerships with families.

This course provides students with a knowledge base in early childhood development as it relates to including children with diverse abilities. Organized around the developmental domains of a child, the course focuses on the diverse abilities that most frequently require adaptations and accommodations. Students will understand the process of...

This course is a continuation of Working With Families I which provided early childhood educators with the necessary knowledge and skills to work within a family-centered context. Students will develop the knowledge and skills to effectively collaborate and communicate with diverse families. Emphasis will be to examine current practices, moving...

This course is a continuation of Professional Development I, focusing on the administrative and management knowledge and skills necessary for operating quality early childhood centres. The student will examine the organization of their current child care program in order to develop effective strategies to improve centre operations and...

This course follows ECE 141, and continues to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively set up and facilitate developmentally appropriate environments that encourage play as a means of learning. The student will develop skills in observing, documenting, planning, creating, facilitating and evaluating quality program environments...

This course provides the knowledge and skills to develop meaningful and varied curriculum for young children that fosters their physical and cognitive growth. While exploring emergent curriculum the student will develop resources, such as outdoor play designs and experiences, math and science experiences found in the everyday life of a child,...

This course provides the ECE student with the practical opportunity to develop and demonstrate the ability to carry out a range of program responsibilities as an ‘acting’ supervisor. While under the direction of a licensed supervisor the student will demonstrate competency in program and curriculum planning, communication, positive child...

This course provides a theoretical and practical foundation for organizing quality Infant and Toddler care programs. The student will examine the characteristics of quality care; care that involves the child’s total development, the child’s family and positive, nurturing caregiver relationships.

September - December 2016...

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