This course addresses the creative arts process and curriculum integration of art, drama, literature, music and movement for students preparing to work with young children. It is a participation rich, hands-on course giving all members of the class many varied experiences in the arts both as teachers and as students. Students will learn the value of the arts for growth and development of children as well as ways to integrate the arts into planned programs. Through class discussions, activities, readings and research, students will create specific arts activities that address the needs of a diverse population of children and provide rich multicultural experiences.
Pre-requisites: ECHD 103 or Permission of Instructor
3 credits (3 lecture hours), spring semester