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Instructional Area

Elementary Education (ECED)


Instructional Area | Course Numbering System | Course Punctuation

ECED 4300:

Selected Topics in Elementary Education
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). May be repeated when topics vary.

ECED 4302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester or more than 3 by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: Approval of school dean

ECED 4303: 4304:

Elementary School Student Teaching
Cr. 3 per course. Prerequisite: Admission by application to the Director of Field Experiences. Undergraduate credit only.
Classroom management, record keeping and observation; teaching in a public school, guided by a cooperating teacher and directed by a University Supervisor.

ECED 4305:

Student Teaching in the Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten
Cr. 3. Prerequisite: Admission by application to the Director of Field Experiences.
Classroom management, record keeping and observation; teaching in a public school, guided by a cooperating teacher and directed by a University Supervisor.

ECED 4308:

Elementary School Internship I
Cr. 3. Prerequisites: Admission by application to Director of Field Experiences.
Teaching in an accredited school, guided by a mentor teacher, directed by a University Supervisor.

ECED 4309:

Elementary School Internship II
Cr. 3. Prerequisites: Admission by application to Director of Field Experiences.
Teaching in an accredited school, guided by a mentor teacher, directed by a University Supervisor.

ECED 6302:

Independent Study
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisites: Approval of advisor and school dean.

ECED 6355:

Early Childhood Education
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Programs for young children and the analysis and interpretation of related research.

ECED 6357:

Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Education
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Principles of curriculum and development, classroom organization; and evaluation for the
EC-6 programs.

ECED 6358:

Seminar in Early Childhood Education
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Intensive study of contemporary issues in early childhood education.

ECED 6359:

Tests and Measurements in Early Childhood
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Identify, analyze and evaluate assessment methodology for young children. Emphasis on the analysis of the research on evaluation practices for young children.

ECED 6367:

Literature for Children
Cr. 3. (3-3-0). Prerequisite: LIT 3325 or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Analysis of fiction and nonfiction, approaches to criticism and emphasis upon criteria for selection of books for literary study.