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CHD 118 Language Arts for Young Children (3 credits )
Presents techniques and methods for encouraging the development of language and perceptual skills in young children. Stresses improvement of vocabulary, speech and methods to stimulate discussion. Surveys children’s literature, examines elements of quality story telling and story reading, and stresses the use of audiovisual materials. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 credits)
Introduces early childhood development through activities and experiences in nursery, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and primary programs. Investigates classroom organization and procedures and use of classroom time and materials, approaches to education for young children, professionalism, and curricular procedures. Lecture 3 hours per week.

CHD 145 - Teaching Art, Music, and Movement to Children (3 credits)
Provides experiences in developing the content, methods, and materials for directing children in art, music, and movement activities.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

CHD 205 Guiding the Behavior of Children (3 credits)
Explores positive ways to build self-esteem in children and help them develop self-control. Presents practical ideas for encouraging pro-social behavior in children and emphasizes basic skills and techniques in classroom management. Lecture 3 hours per week.
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