Elementary Education

EED 100: ELEMENTARY EDUCATION INTRO SEM

An orientation to early childhood/childhood education as a profession, certification requirements for a dual certification in birth-Grade2/Grade 1- Grade 6, issues in early/elementary education and topics including success in and knowledge of resources at DCC. The student will be introduced to the required cumulutive professional portfolio.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Intro Seminar
Department: Behavioral Sciences

All sections for this course:  Spring 2016  Summer 2016  Fall 2016


EED 103: EARLY CHLDHOOD/CHLDHOOD OBSERV

This course is intended for students anticipating a career in education through a series of guided observations in diverse early childhood and elementary classromms, designed to suppport the students' introduction to differing aspects of teaching these age groups. This should be the first course taken as a beginning student of teaching in order to learn about children from preschool through upper elementary. There will be a minimum of 20 hours of observations supported by class time on campus to prepare for and then discuss observations. (1) The observations will be arranged by the instructor. (2) Transportation to and from observations is the responsibility of all students. (3) Students are required to complete and submit a physical examination form within four weeks of the beginning of the semester. 0 Lecture, 3 Lab, 1 Credit Hour. Note: This should be taken in the student's first semester.

Credits: 1
Type: Lab
Department: Behavioral Sciences

All sections for this course:  Spring 2016  Summer 2016  Fall 2016


EED 115: SYMBOLIC REP LANGUAGE & LITRCY

This course explores the interaction between symbolic development, language and literacy acquisition in children birth through five years of age and development of developmentally appropriate strategies to encourage language and literacy in very young children. Students will continue to compile artifacts in a cumulative portfolio to be brought with them upon transfer to their upper level college for possible use in certification. Co-requisite: EED116

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Department: Behavioral Sciences

All sections for this course:  Spring 2016  Summer 2016  Fall 2016


EED 116: FIELDWORK I

This course is designed to complement academic course content in EED 115 – Symbolic Representation, Language and Literacy. Students will interact with children in infant, toddler, preschool or kindergarten classrooms and have a minimum of one observation in a classroom with an age group different from their regular placement. The placements will be made and arranged by the field supervisor assigned. Transportation to field sites is the responsibility of the student. Co-requisite: EED 115

Credits: 1
Type: Lab
Department: Behavioral Sciences

All sections for this course:  Spring 2016  Summer 2016  Fall 2016


EED 207: EED FIELDWORK II

Designed to complement the academic course ECH 214 – Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Observations and Assessment, this course allows students to participate in pre-school through second grade classrooms, developing competence in observing and assessing children’s development and in classroom performance. Students will complete journals, written assignments and tasks as designated by the field supervisor. This course is for EED students only. Note: (1) Transportation to and from practicum sites is the responsibility of the student. (2) Students are required to submit a completed physical examination form within two weeks of the beginning of the semester. Pre-Requisites: EED 115 and EED 116 Co-requisite: ECH 214 or permission of department

Credits: 1
Type: Lab
Department: Behavioral Sciences

All sections for this course:  Spring 2016  Summer 2016  Fall 2016