May 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog
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CDEV 117 - Music and Movement 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 music and movement experiences for young children ages two to six. Activities, such as group singing, rhythmic experiences, perceptual motor, and creative movement, which foster the child’s cognitive, psychosocial, and physical development will be presented. Methods for adapting music and movement experiences for children with special needs will be discussed. This course is designed for teachers in training and teachers in service needing to develop or refine skills in planning and implementing music and movement 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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