Undergraduate Education Interdepartmental
2021 Summer Term
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ART IN THE EARLY YEARS
An introduction to the role and purpose of visual experience and art-making as it relates to the development of Early Childhood students. Through a variety of observation, hands-on, lecture and discussion experiences, students will have the opportunity to base and develop their understandings of child development in connection with age-appropriate curriculum development in art and art-making. Required of all ECE-Special Ed majors.
MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM SOLVING THROUGH STEAM STRATEGIES
Through this two credit course, students will develop a rationale and strategies for using an integrated STEAM approach to solving authentic and meaningful problems with children from birth through five years old.
GUIDING YOUNG CHILDREN I
This course is designed to provide pre-service teachers with a foundational understanding of social emotional development, understand causes of challenging behaviors, strategies for teaching self-regulation, promoting positive peer interactions, plan for environmental considerations, understand classroom behavior management, and plan implementation of classroom management interventions strategies.
DIRECTED TEACHING A: INFANTS AND TODDLERS
This course provides the student with the opportunity to fully develop practice and reflect upon skills acquired through coursework and previous field experience. Students are placed in both a county Birth-to-Three Program and a community infant/toddler childcare program. High quality inclusive programs are selected (when possible). Students are provided supervision by a Cooperating Teacher, and a University Supervisor. Students will plan and implement instruction for individuals and groups of children, adapt instruction for children with disabilities, conduct assessments, evaluate student performance, collaborate with parents and professionals.
LEADERSHIP IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
This two credit hybrid based course will explore leadership development, with an emphasis on the challenges faced by educational leaders. As a hybrid course, students are expected fully engage in the learning process in class, independently and on-line (reading, reflecting, discussing, writing, thinking and problem solving both individually and as an active team member).