Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 212 - Curriculum Seminar: Creative Arts for Young Children

Enables the student to comprehend the process by which the child develops a sense of creativity through music, movement, puppetry, language arts, and manipulation of open-ended materials. The focus will be on teaching methods and hands-on activities. The student will develop a curriculum that promotes children’s creative thinking and expression. PREREQUISITE(S): EDUC 136 . Two hours each week. Formerly ED 212.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify developmental factors that influence children’s expression of creativity.
  • Explain aesthetics and its role in creative thinking.
  • Describe the importance of developmentally appropriate practice in designing creative activities.
  • Manipulate open-ended art materials just as children do in order to understand the process of children’s learning.
  • Organize an appropriate environment to support creative art experiences of young children.
  • Examine how technology plays a role in creativity.
  • Plan and present activities of math, science, social studies, music, physical motor, and language arts.
  • Apply teaching methods to activity planning and presentation.

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