EDEC 307 Current Trends and Issues in Child Development and Community-Based Partnerships

Current issues and trends in early childhood education are identified and analyzed from multiple perspectives to gain an understanding of their historical perspectives and how they impact the field. A combined total of 100 fieldwork hours in EDEC 305, EDEC 306, EDEC 307, EDT 302 and EDEC 308. Pre Practicum placement will be scheduled three times a week (Monday through Friday), 8:00AM-12:00PM, in a preschool and/or infant/toddler setting. NOTE: Candidate must pass the pre practicum experience requirements in order to pass the course. CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.




EDEC 300, SPED 321, EDEC 304, and EDEC 309. Candidates must have completed IT Module 3, and Infant/Toddler Mental Health Modules 1 & 2. Taken concurrently with EDEC 305, EDEC 306, EDT 302 and EDEC 308. Candidates must complete Infant/Toddler Mental Health Module 3.

General Education


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