Fall 2014 ECE Classes

EDUC& 121 Child Development I: EDUC121Fall2014Syllabus.pdf
This course provides students with an overview of the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development of typically developing young children, pre-birth through age eight. In addition, developmental sequences and milestones, the interrelated nature of all areas of development, the application of developmental principles, and observation of young children.

EDUC& 130 Guiding Children's Behavior: EDUC130syllabusFall14.pdf
Examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions, providing positive individual guidance, and enhancing group experiences.

ECED 174 Multicultural Education: ECED174Fall2014.pdf
This course will provide education and training in developing multicultural/anti-bias curricula in early childhood programs and challenging stereotypes related to gender, ethnicity, and disabilities.

ECED& 190 Observation & Assessment: ECED190ObservationandAssessmentsyllabusFall2014.pdf
All early childhood educators must learn to be skillful observers of children in order to appropriately document development and plan for individual and group needs. The early childhood educator must be familiar with a variety of observational strategies and techniques in order to use the best technique for the circumstances.
Collect and record observation of and assessment data in order to plan for and support the child, the family, the group and the community. Practice reflection techniques, summarizing conclusions and communicating findings.
ECED 164 Mathematics for ECE: ECED164Fall2014syllabus.pdf
Mathematics for early learning environments. Addresses how children learn and understand mathematical concepts including whole numbers, fractions, geometry, measurement, data analysis and problem solving.

ECED& 105 Intro to ECE: ECED105syllabusFall14.pdf
This course is an overview of the foundations of early childhood education. Students will examine theories defining the field, issues and trends within the field, best practices, and program models. As a part of this course, students will observe children, professionals and programs in action.

ECED 101 Professionalism & Ethics: ECED101Fall2014.pdf
This course examines personal philosophy of early childhood education, professional qualifications, ethical practices and the development of interpersonal skills necessary in the early learning workplace.

ECED 173 Art & Creative Activities: ECED173FALL2014Syllabus.pdf
This course explores children’s art and the development of the young child. Developmentally appropriate methods of planning and implementing creative activities in all areas of the early childhood curriculum will be addressed.

ECED& 120 Practicum I: ECED120FallSyllabus.pdf
Working in an early learning setting, the student will apply best practice for engaging in nurturing relationships with children. Focus on keeping children healthy and safe while promoting growth and development.

ECED 151 Practicum II: ECE151PractIIsyllabusFall.pdf
This course is the intermediate level practical application in the working world of the basic theories and methods studied in the ECE program.

ECED 201 Practicum III: ECED201FallSyllabus.pdf
Capstone level practical application in the working world of the basic theories and methods studied in the Early Childhood Education program.

ECED& 132 Infants/Toddlers Caregiving: ECED132InfantToddlerFall2014syllabus.pdf
Examine the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers. Study the role of the caregivers, relationships with families, developmentally appropriate practices, nurturing environments for infants and toddlers, and culturally relevant care.

ECE 186 Survey of Centers: ECE186SurveyofCentersfall14.pdf
This course provides an opportunity for students to observe and learn about the operation of a variety of early childhood centers and programs, to evaluate various early childhood programs, ad to develop their own philosophy of providing appropriate early childhood programs for children and families.

Updated 9/2014