ECAE 3105 Arts in Early Childhood Curriculum: General and Special Education

2 hours recitation, 2 hours supervised field experience, 3 credits

Analysis and application of theory and research to the teaching of the visual arts, music and movement, dance, and drama for all young children, birth through grade two, including culturally and linguistically diverse children, as well as children with special needs. Role of materials and performance as they apply to artistic learning in young children. Approaches to integrating the arts in early childhood curriculum; place of the arts in diverse cultures and communities, with a focus on the urban experience. Development of teaching portfolio. Work with a variety of artistic forms and media, field trips, and supervised field experience.

Prerequisite: Early Childhood and Art Education 2003, 2004, 3101, 3102, and 3103. Corequisite: Early Childhood and Art Education 3104.

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