May 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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CDEV 116 - Creative Art for Young Children


3 units
3 hours lecture
Prerequisite: CDEV 103  with a minimum grade of C or equivalent or concurrent enrollment
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 1  or eligibility for ENGL 1A  or qualification by appropriate assessment
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course focuses on the principles and methods of planning, presenting and evaluating creative art experiences for young children ages two to six in diverse settings. Emphasis will be placed on facilitating creativity, self-expression, and concept and skill development through the use of art media such as paint, clay, collage, chalk and woodworking. Methods for adapting creative art experiences for children with special needs will be discussed. The course is designed for teachers in training and teachers in service needing to develop and refine skills in understanding, planning, and implementing curriculum. Students will be required to participate in one structured activity related to children and/or professional development outside of class hours.



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