Early Childhood Education

Jumpstart: Preschool Service Learning

SED EC 206 (2 credits)

This course is designed to provide background information about preschoolers' development, with a focus on literacy and social development. Successful interventions in preschool classrooms. The course also provides information about the overall context of the achievement gap and related issues. Open to Jumpstart corps members only. 2 cr.

2018SPRGSEDEC206 A1, Jan 18th to Apr 26th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 11:15 am 12:05 pm PSY B55
2018SPRGSEDEC206 B1, Jan 19th to Apr 27th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 12:05 pm SED 140

Child Development and Early Childhood Education

SED EC 305 (4 credits)

Analyzes selected aspects of development in young children from birth to middle childhood. Includes both descriptive information (milestones) and theory (processes accounting for development) and stresses application of these to early education. Prereq: CAS PS 101. 4 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC305 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 5:00 pm 7:45 pm PSY B49
2018SPRGSEDEC305 A1, Jan 18th to Apr 26th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 5:00 pm 7:45 pm CAS 323B

Introduction to Early Childhood Education

SED EC 350 (4 credits)

Presents key topics in early childhood education so that students establish basic understandings of the field, including: historical foundations, role of the teacher, nature of the young child and the role of play in early education. This course is designed for students who are majors in Early Childhood Education, or are considering this field of study. 2 or 4 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC350 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 3:30 pm 6:15 pm SED 406

Preschool Curriculum and Fieldwork

SED EC 405 (8 credits)

Supervised teaching of 2.93-to-5-year-olds. Emphasis on applying knowledge of development and child observation skills to planning curriculum, guiding behavior, arranging a classroom environment, and adapting teaching to special learners, including English language learners, in a play-based setting. Fldwk w/ seminar. Instructor permission required. 8 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC405 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 210
M 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 206
ARR TBD TBD
2018SPRGSEDEC405 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 205
M 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 205
ARR TBD TBD

Early Childhood Practicum K

SED EC 453 (8 credits)

Develops competency in reading and language skills, social studies and science education, basic elements of curriculum design, and the institutional policies and practices of early childhood education. Includes 100 hours of supervised student teaching in a public school kindergarten classroom. Fldwk w/ seminar. Instructor permission required.?8 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC453 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 2:00 pm SED 418
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 435
2018SPRGSEDEC453 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 2:00 pm SED 418
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm CGS 321
ARR TBD TBD

Role of Play in Early Child Education

SED EC 507 (4 credits)

Examines theories of play and the r. Role of play in cognitive, affective, and social development of the child. Strategies for applying research on playful learning in classrooms are explored; play and creativity. Field observation and analysis. 4 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC507 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 pm 9:15 pm CAS 320

Field Experiences in Early Childhood Curriculum and Prepracticum

SED EC 511 (Var credits)

Seminars and fieldwork in early childhood classrooms. Seminars examine instructional practices in literacy and language arts, social science, and science. Includes 100 hours of field experience in a public school kindergarten classroom. Fldwk w/ seminar. 4 cr, var cr.

2017FALLSEDEC511 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 2:00 pm SED 418
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 435
2018SPRGSEDEC511 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 2:00 pm SED 418
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm CGS 321
ARR TBD TBD

Early Childhood Curriculum and Practicum, K-2

SED EC 516 (4 credits)

Includes reading and the other language arts, social science and science education, as well as basic elements of curriculum design, instruction, assessment, and classroom management in early childhood classrooms, K-2. Application in field settings. Graduate Prereq: SED EC 611; Stamped approval required. Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. Graduate students only. Fldwk w/ seminar. 4 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC516 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 2:00 pm SED 418
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 435
2018SPRGSEDEC516 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 11:15 am 2:00 pm SED 418
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm CGS 321
ARR TBD TBD

Early Childhood Curriculum and Practicum

SED EC 553 (10 credits)

Required of students who seek licensure in early childhood education. Supervised student teaching in a 1- 2 classroom (for undergraduates only) including curriculum and planning implementation and evaluation of the learning. Includes twice monthly seminars. Fldwk w/ seminar. Prereq: SED EC 453.10 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC553 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD CAS 114B
2018SPRGSEDEC553 A1, Jan 19th to Apr 27th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 4:40 pm 7:25 pm SED 212

Classroom-Based Assessment of Young Children, Pre K-2

SED EC 557 (2 credits)

Prepares individuals working in early childhood to conduct assessment of children within the classroom. Students will evaluate assessment tools and gain skills necessary for classroom- based assessment. 2 cr.

2018SPRGSEDEC557 A1, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:30 pm 8:00 pm SED 435

Topics in Child Development and Education

SED EC 605 (4 credits)

Analyzes selected aspects of development in young children from birth to middle childhood. In- depth coverage of selected aspects of development in children from birth to seven years. Includes both descriptive information (milestones) and theory (processes accounting for development). Stresses applications of these to early education. Taken concurrently with SED EC 611. Instructor permission required. 4 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC605 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 5:00 pm 7:45 pm PSY B49
2018SPRGSEDEC605 A1, Jan 18th to Apr 26th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 5:00 pm 7:45 pm CAS 323B

Preschool Curriculum and Prepracticum

SED EC 611 (4 credits)

Includes supervised teaching of 2.9-to-5-year-olds. Emphasis on applying knowledge of development and child observation skills to planning curriculum, guiding behavior, arranging a classroom environment, and adapting teaching to special learners, including English language learners, in a play-based setting. Open only to matriculated graduate students in the licensure program. 4 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC611 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 210
M 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 206
ARR TBD TBD
2018SPRGSEDEC611 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 205
M 2:30 pm 5:15 pm SED 205
ARR TBD TBD

Early Childhood Practicum, Grades 1-2

SED EC 653 (8 credits)

Provides one semester of supervised work in curriculum development, materials design, and classroom organization and management. Requires 5-day-per-week involvement in a Grades 1- 2 classroom and participation in five seminars. Prereq: SED EC 611; Instructor permission required. 8 cr.

2017FALLSEDEC653 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD CAS 114B
ARR TBD TBD
2018SPRGSEDEC653 A1, Jan 18th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 4:40 pm 7:25 pm SED 212
ARR TBD TBD