ECE 220 - Multicultural Aspects of Early Childhood

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course introduces multicultural theory as it relates to the early childhood classroom. Students will explore various pioneers in this field including Sonia Nieto and James Banks. Students will create activities that encourage acceptance and promote an anti-bias climate in the classroom. Students will explore programs that have implemented various anti-bias approaches in their classrooms. This course requires an observation in an early childhood environment in order to complete assignments. MC (Su)