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    Walden University
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog (September 2017)
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EDUC 5162 - Issues and Trends in the Early Childhood Field

(5 cr.) Leaders in the early childhood field must have in-depth understanding of the critical issues and trends affecting young children, their families, and the field. Students will study such topics as the impact of changing demographics; the influence of politics and economics on programmatic funding streams; current debates related to school success, the achievement gap, and effective assessment; and the impact of brain research on early development, care, and education from both a historical and current perspective. (Prerequisite(s): EDUC 5161).

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