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Course Number:
ECE 224
Course Title:
Multicultural Practice: Curriculum & Implementation
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Develops awareness of cultural and ethnic issues as they relate to the early childhood classrooms. Includes techniques for assessing, developing and implementing multicultural, anti-bias curriculum. Prerequisites: ECE 124. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Assignment #4 is tied to Key Assessment #4 as designated for the NAEYC Accreditation Standards.  This assignment requires 2 hours of observation in a community setting. 

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Analyze materials and activities used in early childhood classrooms for multiculturalism and potential bias.
  2. Plan anti-bias, multicultural, and developmentally appropriate activities for young children.
  3. Observe and reflect on pedagogical practices in communities which are different from student's own culture.

Course Activities and Design

Course material will be presented using lecture, discussion, guest speakers, audio-visual presentations, and small group sessions.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Anti-bias education
  • Anti-bias lesson planning