2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 6158 Enduring Ideas and Current Issues in the Education of Young Children

This course examines ideas that have consistently influenced thinking in early childhood education and have significantly impacted program planning for young children. Through examination of the ideas, students gain an understanding of some historical and theoretical frameworks that have shaped current educational thought. They use the theoretical frameworks as a basis for exploring current issues related to the processes of young children's development and learning. Assessment, leadership, and advocacy efforts are integral components of the course.