E-Learning Course Information for Students

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TitleChild Development
Course NumberEEC 1701
DepartmentEarly Childhood Education-Social Sciences
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.
DescriptionCourse Begins January 6, 2021 and Ends February 2, 2021.

This course encompasses major learning and teaching outcomes designed to provide students with learning opportunities related to the study of child development with an emphasis on the typical and atypical elements of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development of the young child, age's birth to 5 years. Theories of early childhood development and recent brain research provide the foundation for teaching techniques that foster healthy development in each of the developmental domains. This course provides an overview of developmentally appropriate practices for children with a focus on best practices for nurturing the development of the whole child. This course is a pre- or co-requisite for all other EEC courses.
InstructorLynne Eldridge
Instructor Emailmeldridge@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:
Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Social Sciences Building, Room 206 (SS 206)
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 from 4:00-5:00 pm in (SS 206)
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.