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IM 423. Information, Technology and Learning for Early Childhood Education

Credits: 3
Department: Information Media
Description: Role of technology and media in early childhood education. Selecting, designing, and producing instructional materials in a variety of formats. How technology assists teacher productivity and serves as a tool for enhancing student creativity and thinking skills. Child and Family Studies major only.
Prerequisites: CFS 200
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify information technologies that impact early childhood education.
2. Systematically select and integrate effective technology, materials and strategies to facilitate early childhood student learning.
3. Interpret and apply ethical practices, including those related to copyright law, in the creation and use of educational materials.
4. Evaluate the outcomes of media- and technology- enhanced teaching and learning as a basis for reflecting on and revising educational practices.
5. Develop a variety of clear, accurate presentations and representations of concepts to assist early childhood learners+ understanding and to encourage critical thinking.

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