(60hrs, 4 credits)
This course is offered in workshop modules, and successful completion of four modules will mean course completion. These modules provide short, intense, professional development training in several topics (e.g. Exceptional Children, Inclusive Care, FASD, Stress Management, Planning a Child’s Day). Sessions are typically delivered in workshop format by the Department of Education, Culture and Employment and a variety of education related organizations, in 2-3-day modules, and further integrate class work with field experiences.
(45hrs, 3 credits)
This course examines the theory and practice of communications in an Early Childhood Development context with emphasis on both oral and written communications. The classes and assignments focus on the development of effective communication skills that are necessary for professional communication by Early Childhood educators. Examples of communication may include communication with parents, community, stakeholders, partners, and boards.