Early Childhood Education Class Schedule

Spring 2023

EDEC

  • A105 *Intro to Early Childhood Ed 3 Credits

    *Intro to Early Childhood Ed

    Surveys historical, social, and philosophical foundations of the field of early childhood education. Includes developmentally appropriate practices, observation and documentation, culturally relevant practices, survey of types of early childhood settings, ethics, and professionalism.

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  • A106 Creativity Early Childhood 3 Credits

    Creativity Early Childhood

    Explores creativity and culturally-rich, art-integrated curriculum in Early Childhood classrooms. Promotes innovative and collaborative practices that highlight ways to connect one's personal identity and build connections to place and culture.

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  • A107 Child Development and Learning 3 Credits

    Child Development and Learning

    Introduces the cognitive, physical, emotional, social and communicative development of children from birth through age 12. Explores the patterns and sequences of development in terms of learning that is occurring in the home, school or community environment. Applies human development and learning theories to formal and informal learning, including cultural considerations. Introduces appropriate teaching and curricular requirements to meet the needs of diverse learners, including children with exceptionalities and dual language learners. Special Note: This course requires a 15 hour field experience observation. Students must show documentation of a clear background check.

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  • A108 Health Nutr Wellness Children 3 Credits

    Health Nutr Wellness Children

    Examines concepts of health, wellness, safety and nutrition and the relationship to the growth and development of the young child. Emphasizes promoting positive attitudes, working with culturally diverse families, and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum strategies.

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  • A210 Guiding Young Children 3 Credits

    Guiding Young Children

    Examines the learning principles relevant to guidance of young children. Introduces the social, emotional, and intellectual development of young children and examines implications for effective child guidance and motivation in the classroom.

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  • A242 CRT Family Engagement 3 Credits

    CRT Family Engagement

    Examines the importance and complexity of building culturally responsive classrooms that support family and community engagement. The course explores programs that support family-centered principles underlying program planning, implementation, environments and relationship building.

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  • A292 Early Childhood Seminar 3 Credits

    Early Childhood Seminar

    Capstone seminar provides an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and experiences during the practicum field placement. Students discuss and evaluate developmentally appropriate practices and reflect on ethics and professionalism using the NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards and Code of Ethical Conduct. Registration Restrictions: Must be admitted to practicum and to AAS in Early Childhood Development.

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  • A295 Early Childhood Practicum 3 Credits

    Early Childhood Practicum

    Supervised field experience in early childhood classroom. Students develop, implement and evaluate elements of a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate curriculum and learning environment. Special Note: Requires 150 hours of field experience. Registration Restrictions: Departmental approval, admission to practicum and AAS Early Childhood Development

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  • A303 Young Child/Inclusive Settings 3 Credits

    Young Child/Inclusive Settings

    Examines the principles, issues and concepts of inclusive teaching practices to support young children from birth through age eight. Focuses on research-informed inclusive practices for young children with exceptionalities and those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Special Note: Requires 10-15 hours of classroom observation.

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  • A320 Found/Literacy & Lang Develop 3 Credits

    Found/Literacy & Lang Develop

    Explores the foundations and theoretical frameworks of literacy development. Examines literacy components of language, reading, and writing development for various stages, ages, and a range of social and cultural contexts. Introduction to brain research about reading and other evidence-based practices.

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  • A403 Math & Science Early Childhood 3 Credits

    Math & Science Early Childhood

    Examines the principles, developmental concepts, and curricula designed to promote science and mathematics concepts. Analyzes how young children develop mathematical and scientific thinking. Covers the methods of teaching mathematics and science to young children. Special Note: Field experience is completed in conjunction with EDEC A495E. Registration Restrictions: Department approval, admission to advanced practicum for early childhood education and the School of Education.

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  • A404 Literacy for Young Children 3 Credits

    Literacy for Young Children

    Examines the principles of language and reading development. Covers oral language, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, comprehension, and writing, as they relate to the developmental process of learning how to read. Registration Restrictions: Department approval.

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  • A492Y EC Stu Teach Seminar 1 3 Credits

    EC Stu Teach Seminar 1

    Provides for the exchange of ideas and experiences with a focus on culturally responsive strategies, trauma-informed practices, and performance-based assessment systems. Discusses and reflects of developmentally appropriate practices and professionalism/ethics using the NAEYC Professional Preparation Standards and Code of Ethical Conduct. Special Note: Students must be admitted to student teaching 1. Registration Restrictions: Department approval

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  • A495 Early Childhood Internship 3 - 9 Credits

    Early Childhood Internship

    Supervised internship in early childhood classroom. Allows for application of theoretical concepts and principles in the early childhood classroom environment. Emphasizes curriculum instruction, planning, assessment, reflection, classroom management, and professionalism skills for the field. Special Note: Completion of 12 credits required for degree and certification. Registration Restrictions: Departmental approval; admission to internship.

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  • A495Y Early Childhood Stu Teach 1 3 Credits

    Early Childhood Stu Teach 1

    Supervised student teaching 1 in an early childhood classroom. Allows for application of theoretical concepts and principles and emphasizes developmentally and culturally appropriate curriculum instruction, planning, assessment, reflection, classroom management, and professional skills for the field. Students are expected to engage in reflective practice while working with young children. Special Note: Students must be admitted to student teaching 1. Registration Restrictions: Department approval

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