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SPED 336 Social & Emotional Development & Guidance in ECE

Cross-listed with EC 336. This course examines both typical and atypical social and emotional development in children ages 0-8 as a basis for understanding and working with children in educational settings. This course involves the study of classroom management, motivation, building self-esteem, and positive guidance strategies allowing pre-service teachers to learn how to manage the routines of the classroom and plan for instruction. Students have opportunities to apply these techniques through case studies focusing on preschool through early elementary (1st-3rd) grades. Prerequisites: EC 210, EC 211 or EDUC 250.