Course

Introduction to ECE

Faculty
Applied Community Studies
Department
Early Childhood Education
Course Code
ECED 1155
Credits
1.50
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
30
Method(s) Of Instruction
Lecture
Online
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course introduces students to the professional context of early childhood education including language and terminology, legal guidelines, educator responsibilities and the varied role of educators in educational environments for young children.
Course Content
  1. Students will investigate various early learning curricular approaches to deliberate their future role in working with young children.
  2. Students will begin the process of recognizing and applying professional terminology and language specific to early childhood education.  
  3. In the role of Early Childhood Educator, collaboration with colleagues is imperative, this course verifies the integral role of teams in ECE environments.
  4. Students will gain an understanding of the meaning and value of diversity in ECE environments.
  5. Early childhood education has a rich tradition of parent involvement. Students will be introduced to working with parents within a collaborative framework.
Learning Activities

Lecture

Class Discussion

Audio-visual Aids

Centre Visits

On-line

Means of Assessment

The course evaluation is consistent with Douglas College evaluation policy. An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course. This is a graded course.

Test/s

Research Report

Centre Visits

Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will gain knowledge regarding their role in working with young children in early learning and care environments.
  2. Students will be introduced to the governance and licensure responsibilities in early childhood education.
  3. Students will become familiar and knowledgeable regarding language specific to early childhood education.
  4. Students will become familiar with the college environment and the resources within.
Textbook Materials

To be announced

Requisites

Prerequisites

No prerequisite courses.

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca

Institution Transfer Details for ECED 1155
College of New Caledonia (CNC) No credit
College of the Rockies (COTR) No credit
Emily Carr University of Art & Design (EC) No credit
Okanagan College (OC) No credit
Simon Fraser University (SFU) No credit
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV ECE 101 (1.5)
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU ECEC 1st (1)
Yorkville University (YVU) No credit

Course Offerings

Winter 2023

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
16493
Fri
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Sales
Instructor First Name
Catherine
Course Status
Full
Section Notes

Restricted to International cohort. Registration with permission by department only.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
0
Actual Seats Count
20
-20
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. D
Room
D1024
Start Time
9:30
-
End Time
12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
16878
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Singh
Instructor First Name
Angelpreet
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

All course activities will be asynchronous. Students will not be required to be online at specific scheduled time.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
30
Actual Seats Count
13
17
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Building
None
Room
None
-
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
16879
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Singh
Instructor First Name
Angelpreet
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

All course activities will be asynchronous. Students will not be required to be online at specific scheduled time.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
30
Actual Seats Count
2
28
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Building
None
Room
None
-