Elementary Education (EDEL)

EDEL 3362 Lang & Lit for Young Child-WIN

This course provides an understanding of the underlying theoretical principles and developmental patterns related to language and literacy development in children. Research-based best practices in early elementary grade settings and authentic assessment of children's progress in literacy development is emphasized. The course also includes a supervised school-based service learning component. EDEL 3362 is designated as a "Writing Intensive" (WIN) course in which writing will play a central role in the learning process, and in which grades earned on written work will constitute a significant portion of the course grade.

Prerequisites: PSYC 2314, Admitted to and in good standing in the College of Education.

EDEL 3374 Social Studies Prin for EC-6

This course focuses on social studies concepts and disciplines for Early Childhood through Grade 6. Special Emphasis is placed on academic content established in state curriculum guidelines and standards.

Prerequisites: PSYC 2314; admitted to and in good standing in the College of Education.

EDEL 3384 Science Prin for EC-Grade 6

This course focuses on scientific concepts for Early Childhood through Grade 6. Special emphasis is placed on scientific investigation strategies and academic content established in state curriculum guidelines and standards.

Prerequisites: PSYC 2314; admitted to and in good standing in the College of Education.

EDEL 3394 Math Prin for EC-Grade 6

This course focuses on mathematical concepts for Early Childhood through Grade 6. Special emphasis is placed on problem-solving strategies and academic content established in state curriculum guidelines and standards.

Prerequisites: PSYC 2314; admitted to and in good standing in the College of Education.

EDEL 4325 Trends/Issues Early Chdhd Ed

This course provides a critical examination of current issues affecting the education and development of young children with a goal of fostering students' global perspectives on early childhood education. The topics will include contemporary models of early childhood education, political, educational, and economic policies that shape practices in early childhood education, etc.

Prerequisites: PSYC 2314, admitted to and in good standing in the College of Education.