The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field endeavors to prepare educators to use their expertise in early childhood education and development to teach adults who work in a variety of roles, including higher education faculty members, community trainers, coaches, and mentors. Coursework combines the study of adult learning theory and instructional strategies with an examination of the latest child development theories, trends, and effective program practices. Learners can apply the credits they earn in this certificate program toward Walden’s MS in Early Childhood Studies with a specialization in Teaching Adults in the Early Childhood Field.
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