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21st Century Skills in Early Childhood (CDA 2, 3, and 8) 2.00 In this course, you will identify skills considered to be essential for success in the 21st century and examine the critical connection between these skills and academic learning. You will also explore how two Key Learning Areas from Learning Standards for Early Childhood - Social and Emotional Development and Approaches to Learning through Play - can help you promote the development of 21st Century Skills in the children with whom you work. This course is also designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ curriculum. It covers Subject Area 2: Advancing Children’s Physical and Intellectual Development, Subject Area 3: Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Development and Subject Area 8: Understanding Principles of Child Development and Learning.
A Critical Look at Family Child Care Spaces (CDA 1) 2.00 When play problems occur over and over, child care practitioners need to be able to step back and look critically at their space arrangement to see if that is the source of the problem. Explore some key elements to consider in child care space arrangement that include types of spaces and their uses, and arranging activity areas in a room to meet the goals of your program. This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 1: Planning a Safe, Healthy Environment to Invite Learning. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.
A Student Guide to Campus Safety at a Glance 0.50 Colleges and universities devote much time and effort to creating safe learning and living environments for students and staff. Students an important role to play. This course outlines the safety precautions students should know and apply, whether they are on or off campus.
A Student Guide to Cultural Diversity 0.50 For many of students, campus life offers the first real taste of freedom and independence. It also offers a first unfiltered view of the world, as they encounter students, faculty, and staff from other parts of the country and around the globe. Cultural diversity enriches the college experience, provides opportunities to learn and grow, and lays a foundation for the skills students need to thrive in today’s global and multicultural world. But it can also be confusing to navigate. That’s what this course is all about.
A Student Guide to Drug and Alcohol Abuse 0.50 College students rank high among people who abuse drugs and alcohol on a regular basis. Students turn to drugs and alcohol for many reasons: they are on their own for the first time, and want to experiment; they are surrounded by others who drink or do drugs; they are stressed, and think it will help them to cope. In this course, students will define abuse, recognize the signs of abuse, define binge drinking and its risks, and identify sources of support.
A Student Guide to Fire Safety 0.50 Between January 2000 and May 2015, 85 fatal fires in dorms, fraternities, sororities, and off-campus housing took the lives of 118 people. This course offers students a refresher about fire safety, including the main causes of campus fires, the actions students can take to prevent fires, and the importance of working smoke alarms and knowing two ways out.
A Student Guide to Hazing 0.50 Hazing happens in sports, in Greek life, in honor societies, and in marching bands. Over half of all college students involved in sports, clubs, and other organizations experience hazing. Both male and females students report a high level of hazing, and two out of five students say they know hazing happens on their campus. This course is designed to help students quickly recognize and effectively respond to hazing.
A Student Guide to Implicit Bias 1.00 Implicit biases are the unconscious attitudes, reactions, and stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions. In this course, students will explore the implicit biases that happen despite their best intentions. They will learn how implicit bias can impact the classroom and the workplace, and identify steps they can take to learn more about their own implicit biases.
A Student Guide to Sexual Violence and the Law 0.50 According to the US Department of Justice, an average of one in four undergraduate women experience sexual assault by the time they finish college. A series of federal laws empower colleges and universities to take action against sexual violence on campus. This course offers students a brief look at the Title IX, the Clery Act, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Campus Violence Elimination Act.
A Student Guide to Sexual Violence Prevention and Response 0.50 This course will help students understand what they can do to prevent sexual violence, as well as how they can respond to survivors of sexual violence. Students will also examine the definition of bystander intervention, as well as explore how to define and identify consent.