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Prerequisite: (None) Acquiring knowledge concerning children's physical and motor development and various factors influencing it such as heredity and environment. A special focus on vaccines, diseases, and ways of physically caring for the young child in a healthy safe environment. Other issues include environmental awareness and nutritional needs of the child.
Second Year
  
The effect of recent developments in educational thinking and practice on childhood programs. Focus on various social, political, and family issues affecting the child, i,e.-child education in a developing society, children and the media, child abuse, legislation and the rights of the child, learning in a kindergarten setting, teacher status, research on kindergarten children, and gender issues.
Second Year
  
Provides students with knowledge of early childhood problems, including types and categories of the problems, their causes, prevention and treatment methods. Emphasis on common early childhood problems such as: coping in the kindergarten setting, phobias, hyperactivity, aggression, nail biting, bedwetting, soiling, shyness, isolation, stuttering, etc. In addition, students will study the common criteria used in evaluating the density and severity of children's problems. The course provides students with communication skills necessary for obtaining parents' cooperation in dealing with children's problems.
Third Year
  
An introduction to the theoretical and philosophical issues involved in the expressive arts, music, creativity, and aesthetic education, with emphasis on developmentally appropriate practice and young children's holistic development. The course presents a hands-on practical approach to art materials and their safe use and function with children ages 2 to 8, awareness of diverse needs, multicultural backgrounds, and anti-bias strategies will be included
Fourth Year
  
Identifies educational materials for children their importance, sources and types, Choosing ready – made materials according to appropriate criteria and identifying their uses in the classroom. Students will learn to design needed materials which promote children’s thinking abilities such as classification, sorting, numbers, special relations, measurement, time, causality… etc. Emphasis is also placed on designing materials in ways that enhance children’s total development and also to judge the efficiency of the produced learning materials.
Third Year
  
Concept of play. Theories of play. The importance of play to a child’s social, cognitive, physical, language and emotional development. Guiding children’s behavior through play. Learning through play. Types of appropriate play materials that enhance children’s social skills.
Second Year
  
This course includes topics that are related to distance learning; its concepts, justifications, historical and theoretical perspectives, its relationship with education technology, open universities; designing, producing & using instructional materials. Using advanced information technology in human communication; satellites; e-mail; teleconference, hypermedia in addition to printed materials. This course is also concerned with the barriers of distance learning & exam of open universities such as the British open university, Al-Qudes.
Master
  
Defining the concept of child from the viewpoint of different social sciences and methods, as well as understanding the difference between the child and other age groups. The justifications for concentrating on the child and the family and understanding different social, cultural, and psychological methods that deal with emotional and cognitive development of the children.
Fourth Year
  
Prerequisite: (None) Concept of music and art education. The importance of art and music in early childhood, and their effect on children’s development. The art and music curriculum for young children. Practical activities in art and music.
Third Year
  
Focus on cultural diversity and growth and development as they affect the physiological and psychological adaptation of families experiencing common health issues and problems of infants, children and adolescents
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