Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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ECE 253 - Diversity Issues in Early Childhood Education

3 Credit(s)

This course explores the concept of human diversity in early childhood settings. It will specifically include an awareness and appreciation of issues of ability, belief, class, culture, gender, language, race, and family experiences as they affect the development of young children and their families. Students will also evaluate and develop appropriate materials and methods to increase children’s awareness and appreciation of diversity.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Explore and construct a new appreciation for diversity
2. To explore child development principles in a cultural context
3. Understand the effects of bias on the child and family
4. Develop culturally-appropriate learning materials for young children

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