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EPSY 520: Introduction to Curriculum and Practice in Early Childhood Education

Note: If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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EPSY 520: Introduction to Curriculum and Practice in Early Childhood Education

College/Department: College of Education, Department of Educational Psychology

Program: Early Childhood Alternative Licensure Program

Dates: 1/9/23 – 3/30/23

Credits: 6 graduate semester credit hours

Tuition/Fees: $507 per semester credit hour tuition.

Description: Through this course students have opportunities to put theory into practice with the guidance of mentors, course and site-based instructors, and peers. This experience is designed to support students as they strengthen their understandings about children and how children learn, communicate with parents, collaborate with colleagues, consider curriculum content and teaching techniques, experiment with their own ideas about teaching and learning and, most importantly, reflect on those experiences. The Illinois Gateways ECE competencies and the Illinois Professional Teaching standards (IPTS) and the Illinois standards for all Early Childhood teachers guide the course and field experience.

Textbook: For textbook information contact the instructor at

Audit Option: No

Instructor(s): David Banzer

Location: This course meets on campus in room 240 of the ARC or Education building

Schedule: This course meets Thursdays 5:0o-8pm

Enrollment Deadline: Up to first day of the course.

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