May 18, 2021
ECEE 4200 - Philosophy and Theories of Child Development and Education
The purpose of this course is to learn how to write effectively in any context or medium while investigating current models, issues, and trends in early childhood and elementary education. Students use technology to support writing across a broad range of topics as they synthesize philosophies and theories of child development. Twenty-five percent of this course focuses on developing writing in a writing intensive format.
Requisites: Advanced Standing, 2.75 GPA, and (ECEE 3002 or 3003 concurrent)
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1JE
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- The students will be able to identify theories of development and education.
- The students will be able to describe how theories of development influence teachers in the classroom.
- The students will be able to articulate their own guiding theory of how children learn and develop.
- The students will be able to explain how to draw on genre conventions to address purposes, audiences, and situations through writing.
- The students will be able to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize primary and secondary texts through reading and writing.
- The students will be able to describe the collaborative and social aspects of the writing process.
- The students will be able to describe the role of computer-mediated communication.
- The students will be able to employ appropriate means of documenting their work.
- The students will be able to use conventions of structure, syntax, grammar, usage, punctuation, and spelling.
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