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TitleSocial Studies and Creative Expression for Young Children
Course NumberEEC 2240
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.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EEC1701. This methods class provides students with the knowledge of developmentally appropriate social studies and creative expression concepts for children birth through age eight and techniques for incorporating them throughout the curriculum. Topics include culture, time, people, places, individual and global identity, sense of community, dramatic play, music, art, and creative movement. Current educational research and brain research is presented as the foundation for understanding the role of the early childhood educator in implementing curriculum as a broad technique for supporting the development of the whole child. The course also includes assessment of typical and atypical development in order to design appropriate accommodations to meet the needs of all children enrolled in the early childhood program.
InstructorMary Janowski and Patricia Schenck
Instructor Emailmjanowski@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through Canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551, ext. 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, January 6, 2021 from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm in the Social Sciences Building, Room 200 (SS 200)
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm in SS 200
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.