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Early Childhood Education (E C E)

E C E 451 Instruction in Early Childhood Education Derived from Development Theories (3) Curriculum and instruction for early childhood education; program practice with pluralistic theoretical foundations for early childhood education.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: HD FS 229 orHD FS 428 orHD FS 429  

E C E 452 Approaches to Contemporary Early Childhood Education Programs (3) Description and analysis of early childhood programs; cycles, trends, progressions in early childhood education.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: E C E 451  

E C E 453 parent Involvement in Home, Center, and Classroom Instruction (2-3) Parent involvement, programs, and methodologies that strengthen bonds between home and community for educators of children.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: 6 credits in education  

E C E 454 (HD FS 454) Development and Administration of Child Service Programs (3) Planning, administering, and evaluating child service programs at several administrative levels using methods from relevant disciplines.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: HD FS 453;C I 295 orHD FS 330  

E C E 479 The Young Child's Play as Educative Processes (3) Young child's play as educative processes and uses of materials in curricular settings are examined.
Effective: Fall 2015
Prerequisite: E C E 451;HD FS 229 orHD FS 429 orPSYCH 415   Concurrent: E C E 451

E C E 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

E C E 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

E C E 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

E C E 572 Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Education (3 per semester/maximum of 9) Research, experimental programs, and emerging trends in early childhood education; relationships between educational experiences and later intellectual and emotional development.
Effective: Spring 1992
Prerequisite: E C E 452, EDPSY 400  

E C E 580 Young Multilingual/Multicultural Learners (3) Multilingual/multicultural dimensions of young learners; language, cultural- ethnic social milieu and family, school, community, religious impacts, and acculturation philosophies.
Effective: Summer 1993
Prerequisite: E C E 452 orE C E 479 orE C E 453  

E C E 587 (CI ED 587) Curriculum, Culture, and Child Development (3) Examines human development and cultural factors in planning, designing, and implementing curriculum and instruction in early childhood and childhood education.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: HD FS 429  

E C E 588 Educational Role of the Family (3) Parent-child-teacher relationships, cognitive socialization, and academic attainments; proximal/distal variables: family structure, history, processes, content, community, culture.
Effective: Summer 1992
Prerequisite: E C E 453, HD FS 418 orSOC 315  

E C E 589 Play and Early Childhood Education (3) Developmental significance of play, processes, and development; role of the adult in child's play; educational practices.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: HD FS 429 orPSYCH 415  

E C E 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars that consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

E C E 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

E C E 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Summer 1991
 

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