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ECED 199 - Gen Early Childhood Edu Electi

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

ECED 300 - Foundations of Early Childhood Education (3:3:1).
Description: A study of the early childhood profession, including ethics, early models (birth - age 8), child care centers, Head Start, and other preschool facilities, state and federal regulations, historical and societal changes, and contemporary trends. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Prerequiste: ELEM, ECED, or FACS major. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 300H - Foundations of Early Childhood Education (3:3:1).
Description: A study of the early childhood profession, including ethics, early models (birth - age 8), child care centers, Head Start, and other preschool facilities, state and federal regulations, historical and societal changes, and contemporary trends. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Prerequiste: ELEM, ECED, or FACS major. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 310 - Home-School-Community Partnerships with Diverse Families (3:3:1).
Description: This course is designed to prepare students to work with families of diverse world cultures, societies and languages within the school and the community. Students will explore social, cultural and economic issues that shape human behavior and affect the current practices in education. Students will examine the influence of these factors on student achievement, family relationships and educational practices as they relate to the family. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring. Course previously offered as EDCI 210.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Global Perspective

ECED 310H - Home-School-Community Partnerships with Diverse Families (3:3:1).
Description: This course is designed to prepare students to work with families of diverse world cultures, societies and languages within the school and the community. Students will explore social, cultural and economic issues that shape human behavior and affect the current practices in education. Students will examine the influence of these factors on student achievement, family relationships and educational practices as they relate to the family. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 350 - Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood Education (3:3:1).
Description: This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to teach mathematics in the early childhood classroom. It includes a study of standards, curriculum, methods, materials, activities, assessment, research, pedagogy, and current philosophy of mathematics education for the early childhood student. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Practicum assignments are required. Prerequisites: Admission Teacher Education and and any general education MATH course. Corequisites: ECED 351, ECED 352. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 350H - Teaching Mathematics in Early Childhood Education (3:3:1)
Description: This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to teach mathematics in the early childhood classroom. It includes a study of standards, curriculum, methods, materials, activities, assessment, research, pedagogy, and current philosophy of mathematics education for the early childhood student. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Practicum assignments are required. Prerequisites: Admission Teacher Education and MATH 292. Corequisites: ECED351 Teaching Science in Early Childhood Education, ECED352 Teaching Social Studies in Early Childhood Education. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 351 - Teaching Science in Early Childhood Education (3:3:1).
Description: This course is designed to prepare students to teach science in early childhood education. It includes a study of standards, curriculum, methods, materials, activities, assessment, research, and current philosophy of science education for the early childhood student. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Practicum assignments are required. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program and any general education science course. Corequisites: ECED 350, ECED 352. Notes:A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 351H - Teaching Science in Early Childhood Education (3:3:1).
Description: This course is designed to prepare students to teach science in early childhood education. It includes a study of standards, curriculum, methods, materials, activities, assessment, research, and current philosophy of science education for the early childhood student. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Practicum assignments are required. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program; BIOL 150/151, PHYS 250/251, GEOL 250/251. Corequisites: ECED 350, ECED 352. Notes:A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 352 - Teaching Social Studies in Early Childhood Education (3:3:1).
Description: A study of essential knowledge, concepts, skills, and attitudes for teaching social studies in the early childhood classroom. Course content includes a study of relevant research, standards, curriculum methods and materials for instruction and assessment in early childhood classrooms. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Practicum assignments are required. Prerequisite: Admission Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: ECED 350, ECED 351. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Oral Communication

ECED 352H - Teaching Social Studies in Early Childhood Education (3:3:1).
Description: A study of essential knowledge, concepts, skills, and attitudes for teaching social studies in the early childhood classroom. Course content includes a study of relevant research, standards, curriculum methods and materials for instruction and assessment in early childhood classrooms. Observation and participation in early childhood settings is required. Practicum assignments are required. Prerequisite: Admission Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: ECED 350 & ECED 351. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Oral Communication

ECED 392 - Field Experiences in Early Childhood Education (1:0:1).
Description: Students will spend 8 hours per week in the classroom under the supervision of an early childhood education professor and will work with a mentor teacher in preparation for the final internship experience. Notes: A grade of "C" or better must be earned, and this course cannot be taken as S/U Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: ECED 350, ECED 351 and ECED 352.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
8.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical, Seminar/Recitation

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

ECED 393 - Field Experience in Teaching Grades PreK-3 for Elementary Majors (1:1:1).
Description: The student will be able to apply principles of planning, instruction, management, assessment and professionalism in directed field-based situations involving differing numbers of learners, peers, parents, and other adults. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program Corequisite: ECED 350, ECED 351, ECED 352 Notes: A grade of S/U is recorded.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Laboratory/Clinical

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 395 - Creative Activities for Young Children (3:3:1).
Description: A study of concepts and content including: arts (sound, color, rhythm, movement) in the early childhood curriculum; methods and materials for developing creativity; room arrangement; and a review of relevant research. Candidates will observe and work with children of diverse ages and with children reflecting culturally and linguistically diverse family systems in early childhood settings and will implement arts-based lessons. Field-based assignments are required. Notes: A grade of "C" or better is required, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research, Lecture/Lab-Clinical

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 420 - Internship I Early Childhood (1:1:1).
Description: Teacher candidates will apply principles of planning, instruction, assessment, management, and professionalism in diverse field-based settings involving differing numbers of young learners, peers, parents, and other adults. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Corequisites: EDUC 401 and EDCI 400. Notes: A grade of "S" is required. Starting and ending dates are dependent on P-12 school site schedules. Offered in fall.
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies, Independent Study/Research

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 631 - Home-School-Community Collaboration (3).
Description: Students will learn to engage in productive collaboration with families and communities of diverse young children, pre-birth through age eight. They will also obtain knowledge and skills to engage in educational programs that are culturally and individually responsive and meet licensing regulations to promote safe learning environments. Notes: This course will provide graduate students with information concerning children's (prenatal through age 8) and their families' rights to full and appropriate access to public education and human services.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

ECED 636 - Early Childhood Development & Implications for Developmentally Appropriate Practices (3).
Description: An advanced study of early childhood development including current brain research, theoretical principles and practices, and implications for teaching and learning.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

ECED 638 - Creative Learning Experiences for Young Children (3).
Description: A study of concepts and content including: arts (sound, color, rhythm, movement) in ECED curriculum; methods and materials for developing creativity; room arrangement; and relevant research. Observation and participation in two or more of the following settings: day care centers, public schools and community agencies are required. Students will observe and work with children of diverse ages and with children reflecting culturally and linguistically diverse family systems. Notes: Offered in summer. Prerequisites: Admission to MAT in ECED Program or permission of department chairperson.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department

ECED 640 - Teaching and Assessing Mathematics in Early Childhood Education (2)
Description: This early childhood methods course will focus on developmentally and age-appropriate strategies for teaching mathematics. Students will apply strategies in a field placement (ECED 643). Notes: Offered in fall. Prerequisite: Admission to MAT in ECED Program or permission of Department Chairperson. Corequisite: ECED 643, ECED 641, ECED 642
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 641 - Teaching and Assessing Science in Early Childhood Education (2)
Description: This early childhood methods course will focus on developmentally and age-appropriate strategies for teaching science. Students will apply strategies in a field placement (ECED 643). Prerequisite: Admission to MAT in ECED Program or Permission of Department Chairperson. Corequisites: ECED 643, ECED 640, ECED 642.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 642 - Teaching and Assessing Social Studies in Early Childhood Education (2)
Description: This early childhood methods course will focus on developmentally and age-appropriate strategies for teaching social studies. Students will apply strategies in a field placement (ECED 643). Prerequisite: Admission to MAT in ECED Program or Permission of Department Chairperson. Corequisites: ECED 643, ECED 640, ECED 641
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 643 - Field Experience in Early Childhood Education (1:0:8)
Description: Students will spend eight (8) hours per week in a public school under the supervision of an early childhood/elementary education professor and will work with a mentor teacher in preparation for the final internship experience. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program at graduate level. Corequisite: ECED 640, ECED 641, ECED 642 Note: A grade of S or U will be assigned.
1.000 Credit hours
0.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
8.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Field Studies

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 660 - Emergent Literacy and the Integrated Curriculum (3).
Description: The course will enable teachers to design and implement developmentally appropriate literacy experiences within a multidisciplinary framework.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 661 - Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Care and Education (3).
Description: An analysis of current early care and educational issues concerning children (prenatal to age 8) and their families.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study/Research, Lecture

Curriculum and Instruction Department


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