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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

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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

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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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