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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 299 - Gen Early Childhood Edu Electi

1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy 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/HDFS 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

Course Attributes:
Intensive Writing

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 - Culturally Relevant Instructional Methods for Children ages 3-5 (3:2:1).
Description: This course will prepare students to plan culturally relevant physical and interpersonal learning environments for children ages 3 through 5. Emphasis is placed on play-based, integrated learning and anti-biased, anti-racist instructional methods in language, literacy, social studies, math, science, and creative arts. Field-based assignments are required in Macfeat Early Childhood Laboratory School. Notes: A grade of "C" or better is required, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall and spring. 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
2.000 Lecture hours
1.000 Lab hours

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

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 400 - Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education: Reflective Teaching & CollaborativeLearning (3).
Description: Explores the theory and practice of critical perspectives in early childhood education. Examines how issues of power, culture, and consciousness shape education, education systems, and educational research. Connects students’ lived experiences with assumptions that govern dominant discourses in and around early childhood education. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education. Corequisite: EDCO 401. Notes: Lab fee: $25.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

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

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 Partnerships (3).
Description: This course is designed to prepare students to work with families of diverse cultures, societies and languages. Students will explore social, cultural and economic issues that shape human behavior and affect 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. Prerequisite: Admission to MAT program or permission of department chairperson. Notes: A grade of "C" or better is required, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered fall, spring, and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 636 - Foundations of Early Childhood Education (3).
Description: An advanced 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 an early childhood setting is required. Prerequisite: Admission to MAT program or permission of department chairperson. Notes: A grade of "C" or better is required, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall, spring, and summer.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Curriculum and Pedagogy Department

ECED 638 - Fostering Creativity in the Early Childhood Learner (3).
Description: A study of concepts and content including: arts (sound, color, rhythm, movement) in early childhood education curriculum; methods and materials for developing creativity; room arrangement; and relevant research. Observation and participation in Macfeat Child Development Laboratory is required. Students will develop the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions necessary to promote the development and learning of young children ages 3-6 in a child care setting. Prerequisites: Admission to MAT program or permission of department chairperson. Notes: A grade of "C" or better is required, and this course cannot be taken as S/U. Offered in fall, spring, and summer.
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 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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