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Course Descriptions - ECED

Students are recommended to complete their college-level English and Math classes within their first two semesters of college.

ECED 257 Early Mathematical Development (3) Prerequisite: ECED 110 and MATH 24 or Placement in MATH 25 This course gives an overview of the theoretical foundations and contemporary practices that support mathematical thinking in young children. The Principles and Standards for School Mathematics by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (2000) serve as a guide for the content and inquiry processes that are essential to an effective mathematics curriculum. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 263 Language and Creative Expression Curriculum (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 110 AND in ENG 100 Theoretical foundation and practice in the planing, implementation and assessment of the language arts and creative expression curriculum. Students must have regular contact with preschool children for implementation of course assignments in a setting approved by the instructor. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 264 Inquiry and Physical Curriculum (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 110 AND in ENG 100 Theoretical foundation and practice in the planning, implementation and assessment of the inquiry and physical curriculum. Students must have regular contact with preschool children for implementation of course assignments in a setting approved by the instructor. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

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ECED 265 Children’s Literature for Early Childhood Teachers Curriculum (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 110 AND in ENG 100 A survey of literature for young children with a focus on presenting picture books in early childhood classrooms. This course will provide an overview of exemplary authors and illustrators of children’s literature. Topics include the history of children’s literature, picture book genres (oral tradition, fantasy, realistic fiction, informational books, concept books, and poetry) storytelling, and ways to incorporate literature throughout the early childhood curriculum. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (3 hrs. lect. per week)

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ECED 269 Integrated Curriculum in Early Education (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ENG 100 Prerequisite or Co-requisite: “C” or higher in ECED 263 or ECED 264 Foundations and practice in designing, planning, implementing and evaluating integrated curriculum for preschool and young primary children. This course also includes an introduction to the social studies curriculum. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 274 Infant-Toddler Environments and Relationships (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 170; AND in ENG 100 Focuses on the inter-relatedness of and the connections between the care and education environment, teaching and caregiving styles, personal and professional development, curriculum and

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relationships with parents, families, and co-workers. Current issues and trends in the field of infant and toddler education and care are examined. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 275 Including Children with Special Needs (3) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 131 Recent legislation, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and research pertaining to early childhood services suggest a growing emphasis in full inclusion of children with special needs in all early childhood settings (family childcare, preschools, kindergarten, etc.). The research indicates that inclusion with their typically developing peers has significant benefits for young children who are at-risk or demonstrate developmental delays and disabilities. Early childhood personnel are key persons in identifying children who may have developmental delays and disabilities and seeing that they have developmentally appropriate early education experiences similar to those provided to their typically developing peers. (3 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 296B Infant-Toddler Seminar: Field Experience in Early Childhood Education II (2) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 151 and ECED 191, and ECED 170; and (ECED 131 or FAMR 230); and in ENG 100. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: “C” or higher in ECED 274, and (ECED 263 or ECED 264) Co-requisite: ECED 296I Recommended Prep: ECED 115 and ECED 245 Instructor approval required. Seminar for the Infant/Toddler Advanced Field Experience class which provides a culminating supervised work experience in an early childhood education and care setting with infants and toddlers. It is designed to support students in integrating content knowledge with practice. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (2 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 296C Preschool Seminar: Field Experience in Early Childhood Education II (2) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 151 and ECED 191, and (ECED 131 or FAMR 230); and in ENG 100. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: “C” or higher in ECED 263, ECED 264 Co-requisite: ECED 296P Recommended Prep: ECED 115 and ECED 245 Instructor approval required. Seminar to accompany the Preschool Laboratory Field Experience II class which is the culminating supervised work experience in an early childhood education and care setting. The seminar is designed to support students in integrating content knowledge with practice. May be taken on a CR/N basis. (2 hrs. lect. per week) ECED 296I Infant-Toddler Laboratory: Field experience in Early Childhood Education II (2) Prerequisite: “C” or higher in ECED 151 and ECED 191, and ECED 170; and (ECED 131 or FAMR 230); and in ENG 100. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: “C” or higher in ECED 274 and (ECED 263 or ECED 264)

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