FOUNDATIONS IN EDUCATION
See Education from God’s perspective and discover how He wants it to be.
Is the potential of young children fully awakened in today’s educational environment?
Transform their potential by using quality education techniques taught at Early Childhood Education courses. Engage with young children about the nature and character of God while earning credits toward an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education.
Learn the unique approach of Christian education by using Scripture as the standard for analyzing educational models and practices. Consider the nature of learning and the variety of learning styles. Develop your character as an effective teacher.
Using Scripture as the standard for analyzing educational models and practices, this course provides potential educators and those who work with children in any context a solid foundation for their future work. The course focuses on the unique approach of Christian education with an overview of the physical, intellectual, moral, social/emotional, and spiritual development of children and youth. The nature of learning and the variety of learning styles is considered as well as the character development of effective teachers. Other topics include: classroom management, curriculum development, and the role of education in community development and world missions.
This course is part of 15-month degree track developed to equip early childhood educators with principles in training and teaching children. The student will be given opportunities to sharpen their skills in hearing God’s voice as an educator, heightening their awareness of God’s heart for young children, increasing their understanding of God’s character for their personal development, and learning creativity in how they can present God’s truths.
– Overview of the physical, intellectual, moral, social/emotional, and spiritual development of children and youth
– Classroom management
– Curriculum development
– Role of education in community development and world missions.
Apr 6th – Jun 28th 2017
Completion of a DTS with an outreach.
THE UNIVERSITY OF THE NATIONS IS NOT ACCREDITED BY AN ACCREDITING AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATION. Admission to the University of the Nations (U of N) and any of its sponsored programs is open to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, and educationally unrelated handicaps. U of N reserves the right to change schedules and course offerings as deemed necessary.