E-Learning Course Information for Students

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TitleFacilitating Social Development
Course NumberEEC 2713
DepartmentEarly Childhood Education - Social Sciences
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.

DescriptionPrerequisite/Corequisite: EEC1701. This course is designed to provide students with learning opportunities in the development, selection, and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities that support the development of the whole child with a targeted emphasis on social-emotional development. A child-centered philosophy utilizing positive guidance skills is presented with opportunities for practice and implementation. Elements of the course include outcome-based activity design, activity evaluation, and development of classroom routines, transitions, and small group learning to promote social-emotional development. Areas of study include theme-based activity planning and child-interest based planning. This course supports the Florida Child Care Professional Credential and the national Child Development Associate Credential. Course includes a practicum, which requires students have access to some type of early childhood learning environment to complete practicum assignments and observations.
InstructorMary Janowski and Patricia Schenck
Instructor Emailmjanowski@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through Canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 ex: 3825 (Dept. Phone)
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Additional Meeting Dates:
Wednesday, March 6, 2021 from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm in the Social Sciences Building, Room 102 (SS 102)
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm in SS 102
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
American Disability Statement:
Any student who feels she or he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 850-872-3834 or in the Student Union East room 59. The Office of Disability Support Services will coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.