HDFS 248 Learning Experiences/Children

Focuses on child-centered curriculum experiences for young children (ages 0-8 years). Students will plan, present, evaluate and assess developmentally appropriate learning experiences. Students will research age appropriate materials and environments which promote language/cognitive, physical and social/emotional development. Students will explore the perspective of the young child and collaborate in teams to present learning activities.




Required: Students must successfully complete a criminal history background check, TB test, confidentiality statement, and code of conduct prior to starting class.


Winter Term Only


Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Plan developmentally appropriate learning experiences to promote children’s physical, cognitive and social/emotional development. Present and evaluate developmentally appropriate social-emotional, physical or cognitive/language learning experience. Participate collaboratively in team planning and presentations. Analyze early childhood classroom environments and teacher behaviors that facilitate children’s development and learning.