2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ELC100: Introduction to Early Childhood Education

3 Credit(s)
This course provides a broad and comprehensive overview of Early Childhood Education. Teacher education candidates are introduced to the educational initiatives that have developed as a consequence of the passage of the federal law “No Child Left Behind.” The Common Core standards for the content areas are introduced, as are the Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS), the Rhode Island Professional Teaching Standards (RIPTS), and the standards for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Candidates visit diverse educational settings and have an opportunity to document observing these standards in implementation.