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Early Childhood Education  
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ECED0101 - Praxis I Prep Early Childhood
Fall 2014

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ECED0101-A Praxis I Prep Early Childhood
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Gray
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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ECED0101-A Praxis I Prep Early Childhood
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Gray
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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ECED0210 - Field Experiences 2100
Fall 2014

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ECED0210-A Field Experiences 2100
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Gray
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 
ECED0210-B Field Experiences 2100
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Parker
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 

ECED0214 - Field Experiences 2140
Fall 2014

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ECED0214-A Field Experiences 2140
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Bernadowski
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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ECED0401 - Field Experiences 4010
Fall 2014

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ECED0402 - Field Experiences 4020
Fall 2014

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ECED0402-A Field Experiences 4020
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Perry
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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ECED0403 - Field Experiences 4030
Fall 2014

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ECED0403-C1 Field Experiences 4030
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Bernadowski
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 

ECED2100 - Intro To Early Childhood Educ
Fall 2014

This course offers an overview of Early Childhood Education as a base from which to gain further knowledge for working with young children. The aspiring teacher will be introduced to historical contexts and theories of early childhood education. The course will give the aspiring teacher the opportunity to gain insight into the relationship between child development, learning, and teaching. Through readings, discussions, and conducting a guided observation, the aspiring teacher will develop his/her own personal philosophy of Early Childhood Education.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Head Co-requisite: ECED0210
3 Credits


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ECED2100-A Intro To Early Childhood Educ
11 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M W F
       Location: Moon Room: Franklin Center 202
    Time: 09:45-10:35 am Instructor: Gray
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
            More Info!
      Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Head Co-requisite: ECED0210
      Students registering for this course must also register for section "A" of ECED0210.
      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 
ECED2100-B Intro To Early Childhood Educ
19 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T R
       Location: Moon Room: Nicholson Center 414
    Time: 09:15-10:30 am Instructor: Parker
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Head Co-requisite: ECED0210
      Students registering for this course must also register for section "B" of ECED0210.
      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 

ECED2110 - Early Childhood Curric/Instruc
Fall 2014

In this course the teacher candidate will be given an overview of how children develop and learn as a foundation for developing appropriate learning activities and environments. The teacher candidate will have the opportunity to examine and put into practice, numerous assessment and observation techniques. In addition, opportunities will be provided to explore in-depth each of the core areas of curriculum for young children.
Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
3 Credits


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ECED2120 - Early Literacy/Language Devl
Fall 2014

Early Literacy and Language Development is designed to provide early childhood teacher candidates with an in-depth investigation into literacy development, birth to age 8. Research and theory for supporting literacy development in the early years is the pinnacle of this course. Examination of contextual influences on language and literacy development and growth, reading and writing as integrated processes, and models of appropriate practices to foster emerging language and literacy will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
3 Credits


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ECED2120-A Early Literacy/Language Devl
4 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M W F
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 02:45-03:35 pm Instructor: Gray
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
 

ECED2130 - Numeracy
Fall 2014

This course is designed to provide both the theoretical background and the practical knowledge necessary for planning, implementing, and assessing an early childhood mathematics program. The focus is on developing an active, learning environment that fosters curiosity, confidence, and persistence in learning numeracy skills. Students examine and practice instructional strategies that foster the development of mathematical relationships, number sense, and the ability to solve problems.
Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
3 Credits


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ECED2130-A Numeracy
Full     Credits: 3 Days: M W F
       Location: Moon Room: Franklin Center 202
    Time: 10:45-11:35 am Instructor: Gray
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
 

ECED2140 - Reading Difficulties/Diagnosis
Fall 2014

This course is designed to prepare the aspiring teacher with the tools necessary to diagnosis and teach student with reading difficulties. Teacher candidates will explore the constructive process of reading and learn ways they can use disgnosis to make sound instructional decisions. Teacher candidates will learn explicit procedures for instructional techniques drawn from multiple perspectives and applicable for use with K-8 learners. The emphasis throughout is on encouraging teachers to continually reflect on their instructional practices and tailor their instruction to the streghths and needs of the children they teach.
Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent Co-requisite: ECED0214
3 Credits


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ECED2140-A Reading Difficulties/Diagnosis
13 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room: Nicholson Center 415
    Time: 01:45-04:35 pm Instructor: Bernadowski
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent Co-requisite: ECED0214
      Students registering for this course must also register for section "A" of ECED0214
      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 

ECED2500 - Creative Classroom
Fall 2014

This course is designed to prepare the aspiring teacher with the appreciation and the ability to utilize creative expression in the pre-kindergarten to fourth grade elementary classroom. The focus will be on planning and adapting engaging learning experiences in movement and physical skills, drama, art, and music. Specific topics that will be explored are integrating the arts across the curriculum, culturally diverse artistic expression, multiple intelligences, playing in the classroom, and fostering creativity in children.
Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
3 Credits


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ECED2510 - Hlth/Wellness/Physical Devel
Fall 2014

This course is designed to help students gain an understanding of the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and personality growth and development of all children from conception to age nine, including children with special needs. Students will know and understand health and physical activity concepts that enable informed decisions for a healthy and active lifestyle. In addition, the course will demonstrate self-management skills, interpersonal skills necessary for effective relationships. Activities in the course will focus on movement skills and strategies for confident participation in physical activity. Current research and ideas in early childhood development will be used in conjunction with historical approaches that examine growth and development. Field experiences will be an integral part of this course.
Prerequisite: ECED2100
3 Credits


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ECED3050 - Planning/Assessment Early Chld
Spring 2015

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3 Credits


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ECED3050-A Planning/Assessment Early Chld
1 Seat!     Credits: 3 Days: T R
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 10:45-12:00 pm Instructor: Perry
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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ECED3060 - Family/Community Relationships
Fall 2014


Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
3 Credits


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ECED3060-A Family/Community Relationships
1 Seat!     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 08:45-11:30 am Instructor: Parker
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisite: ECED2100 or Concurrent
 

ECED3100 - Integrating Arts/Devel Child
Fall 2014

This course is designed to help students gain an understanding of the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and personality growth and development of all children from conception to age nine, including children with special needs. Students will know and understand health and physical activity concepts that enable informed decisions for a healthy and active lifestyle. Activities in the course will focus on health, nutrition, movement skills and strategies for confident participation in physical activity for early childhood educators. Current research and ideas in early childhood development will be used in conjunction with historical approaches that examine growth and development. In addition, the course will help to prepare the aspiring teacher with the appreciation and the ability to utilize creative expression in the pre-kindergarten to fourth grade elementary classroom. The focus will be on planning and adapting engaging learning experiences in movement and physical skills, drama, art, and music. Specific topics that will be explored are integrating the arts across the curriculum, culturally diverse artistic expression, multiple intelligences, playing in the classroom, and fostering creativity in children.
Prerequisite: Candidacy Status
3 Credits


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ECED3100-A Integrating Arts/Devel Child
5 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: T R
       Location: Moon Room: Nicholson Center 414
    Time: 10:45-12:00 pm Instructor: Parker
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: Candidacy Status
 

ECED3400 - Elem Reading Content Area
Fall 2014

Elementary Reading in the Content Area is designed to enable the prospective elementary teacher utilize various strategies and techniques to improve literacy and literacy instruction in all content areas taught in the elementary school. Lesson plans and classroom presentations that focus on specific methods for helping students achieve literacy proficiency within the content areas commonly taught in the elementary school (mathematics, science, social studies, health, language arts, music, art, and physical education) will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Candidacy Status
3 Credits


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ECED4000 - Soc Studies Methods Echd
Fall 2014

is designed to provide both the theoretical background and the practical knowledge necessary for planning, implementing, and assessing a social studies program in a contemporary elementary school. In addition, the latest advances in Instructional Technology will be introduced and integrated into the methodology. Students will be introduced to a variety of approaches and instructional materials for effectively facilitating the learning of content and skills associated with the social sciences, and for integrating this learning with other areas of the elementary curriculum. A high level of interaction and integration between methods courses and field experiences will provide students with applications of "Theory into Practice" and consistent classroom experiences. This course will be supplemented and enhanced with BlackBoard.
Prerequisites: Candidacy Status and Permission of the Department Head
3 Credits


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ECED4000-A Soc Studies Methods Echd
8 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Moon Room: Nicholson Center 414
    Time: 08:45-11:35 am Instructor: Shelley
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: Candidacy Status and Permission of the Department Head
 

ECED4010 - Math Methods Early Childhood
Fall 2014

This course develops curriculum, instructional strategies, and activities for teaching science and mathematics in the elementary school. Course experiences are focused on the nature of science, inquiry, mathematics problem-based instruction and managing learning resources related to science and mathematical pedagogy.
Prerequisites: Candidacy Status and Permission of the Department Head Co-requisite: ECED0401
3 Credits


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ECED4010-A Math Methods Early Childhood
16 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Moon Room: Nicholson Center 415
    Time: 01:45-04:35 pm Instructor: Perry
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: Candidacy Status and Permission of the Department Head Co-requisite: ECED0401
      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 

ECED4020 - Science Methds Early Childhood
Fall 2014

Co-requisite: ECED0402
3 Credits


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ECED4020-A Science Methds Early Childhood
3 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 08:45-11:30 am Instructor: Perry
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Co-requisite: ECED0402
      Students registering for this course must also register for section "A" of ECED0402.
      Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 

ECED4030 - Readng/Lang Arts Mthds Echd
Fall 2014

This course enables the prospective early childhood teacher candidate to understand the processes of reading and Language Arts. Candidates will be introduced, through theory and practice, to a variety of strategies for teaching early childhood and elementary reading. Candidates will become aware of ways to assess reading programs and ways to support children as they develop as readers. Candidates will also become familiar with materials used in the classroom to support literacy development. Additionally, students will learn how to create a Student and Response-Centered Classroom rich with literature, writing, speaking, and listening. They will learn to incorporate appropriate teaching strategies, assessments, and instructional media. Topics such as language development, drama, response journals, reading and writing workshops, mechanics of language and media literacy will be addressed with a hands-on approach.
Prerequisites: Candidacy Status and Permission of the Department Head Co-requisite: ECED0403
3 Credits


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ECED4030-C1 Readng/Lang Arts Mthds Echd
0/     Credits: 3 Days: R
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 01:45-04:35 pm Instructor: Bernadowski
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisites: Candidacy Status and Permission of the Department Head Co-requisite: ECED0403
      This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
      Students registering for this course must also register for section "A" of ECED0403.
      Communication Skills Section.  Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location  
 

ECED4060 - Pre-Student Teaching
Fall 2014

The three-credit field course is designed to involve the preservice elementary education students with the various aspects of classroom teaching methodology, pedagogy and management. The students will have the opportunity to employ reflective decision making when planning, implementing and assessing learning in an actual school environment. In addition, field students will become involved in the managerial, record keeping, personal and professional aspects of teaching in diverse classroom settings. Students will move through four basic learning experiences: observation, one-to-one tutoring, small group instruction and whole class instruction.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Head
3 Credits


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ECED4060-A Pre-Student Teaching
APPT     Credits: 3 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Delgreco
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisite: Permission of the Department Head
 

ECED4200 - Student Teaching Eced
Fall 2014

This is a capstone course for all candidates seeking certification in early childhood education. Candidates spend sixteen weeks in a full-time internship in an approved preK-4 school environment. Candidates will work on a daily basis with an approved cooperating teacher. In addition, each candidate will be supervised by an RMU supervisor. Candidates are required to complete SPED4210 Professional Topics: ELL to Special Needs concurrently with this course.
Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and Completion of all requirements for admission to the professional year and permission of the Department Head
9 Credits


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ECED4200-C1 Student Teaching Eced
APPT     Credits: 9 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Haser
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and Completion of all requirements for admission to the professional year and permission of the Department Head
      This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
      Communication Skills Section.  
 
ECED4200-C1 Student Teaching Eced
17 Seats     Credits: 9 Days: MTWRF
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 07:00-03:30 pm Instructor: Fuller
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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      Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and Completion of all requirements for admission to the professional year and permission of the Department Head
      This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
      Communication Skills Section.  
 

ECED4205 - Student Teaching Sped
Fall 2014

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ECED4205-A Student Teaching Sped
APPT     Credits: 0 Days: APPT
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: - Instructor: Fuller
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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ECED4205-A Student Teaching Sped
18 Seats     Credits: 0 Days: MTWRF
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 07:00-03:30 pm Instructor: Fuller
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
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ECED4210 - Student Teaching Seminar
Fall 2014

Candidates completing the early childhood student teaching internship will discuss professional issues and topics such as: resume writing, interviewing and job searching. In addition, this seminar will provide a forum through which teacher candidates may share the inquiry projects required for the student teaching internship and discuss topics of interest related to their internship (classroom management issues, parent-teacher conferences, teaching issues, etc.) Candidates are required to complete EDUC4200 Supervised Teaching concurrently with this course.
Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and admission to the professional year for elementary education and permission of the Department Head
3 Credits


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ECED4210-C1 Student Teaching Seminar
43 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room: Nicholson Center 414
    Time: 04:00-05:15 pm Instructor: Haser
    Session: 1 (08/25 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
            More Info!
      Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and admission to the professional year for elementary education and permission of the Department Head
      This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
      Communication Skills Section.  
 
ECED4210-C1 Student Teaching Seminar
17 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: M
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 03:45-05:00 pm Instructor: Delgreco
    Session: 1 (01/12 - 05/02/15) Term: Spring 2015
            More Info!
      Prerequisites: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and admission to the professional year for elementary education and permission of the Department Head
      This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
      Communication Skills Section.  
 

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