2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Aug 06, 2020  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 5162 - Issues and Trends in the Early Childhood Field


(4.5 sem. 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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