||Oklahoma State University
||3 credit hours - $430 per credit
||January 17, 2023 - May 12, 2023
This course explores the role of a professional as a teacher, administrator, or advocate in early childhood programming. Students learn about professionalism and ethics, identifying child abuse, and applying universal precautions. Additional topics are qualities of the early childhood educator, program models, working with children, and working with professional colleagues. During this course, students will meet with the Practicum Coordinator and begin preparations for the practicum experiences.
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Disability Support Services
To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.
Ethics and the Early Childhood Educator: Using the NAEYC Code
ISBN: 10 : 1938113330
Publisher: The National Association for the Education of Young Children
Professionalism in early childhood education: Doing our best for young children
ISBN: 13: 978-013706470
Approximately three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester, students will receive preliminary course information from the Oklahoma State campus coordinator listed below. One week prior to the beginning of the semester, students will receive an email with their login name and password. OSU's online courses are facilitated by Canvas.
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for Dietetics, Early Care & Education, Family & Community Services, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Family Financial Planning, Gerontology, and Merchandising.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.