Early Childhood Education (MAE) - Summer 2017 Cohort

Tentative course schedule
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Summer 2017
ELEMECML
6286
Studies in Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Curriculum
2 unit(s)
LITED
6212
Methods and Materials in Literacy Education
Integrated approach to language learning within and across grades K-12, with a strong emphasis on reading and writing connections within content areas and across children’s and young adult literature. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing; previous course work in literacy education or consent of instructor.
3 unit(s)
Fall 2017
ELEMECML
6210
Diversity in Early Childhood Education: Theory and Practice
Current theory and practical strategies for planning and implementing appropriate experiences for young children and families. Students will learn current understandings re: race, ethnicity, culture, socio-economic status and inclusion of children with special needs. Prerequisite(s): ELEMECML 6201
3 unit(s)
ELEMECML
6236
Assessment in Early Childhood Education
Uses and interpretations of formal and informal measures to assess physical, social, intellectual and emotional development in young children, including English language learners and children with special needs. Program evaluation will be addressed.
3 unit(s)
Spring 2018
EDPSYCH
6214
Foundations of Instructional Psychology
Study of factors involved in designing and implementing effective instructional environments.
3 unit(s)
ELEMECML
6221
Analysis and Design of Curriculum for Young Children
Basic assumptions underlying curriculum for young children to prepare students to improve teaching practices and provide direction to future decision making on programs and materials.
3 unit(s)
Summer 2018
ELEMECML
6205
Technology in Early Childhood Education
Current theory and practical strategies for planning and implementing appropriate experiences for young children and families. Students will enhance current understandings regarding race, ethnicity, culture, socio-economic status, and inclusion of children with special needs. Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
3 unit(s)
MEASRES
6205
Educational Research
An introduction to research methods relevant to educational research with an emphasis on how these methods address the challenges of conducting research in applied settings such as schools. Course content includes a survey of major types of research designs (both quantitative and qualitative) and their associated approaches for minimizing bias, establishing validity, collecting data and drawing conclusions. A primary goal of this course is to equip students with an understanding of basic concepts and tools so they can systematically locate, efficiently read and critically evaluate empirical research studies.
3 unit(s)
Fall 2018
ELEMECML
6214
Recent Research in Early Childhood Education
Review of implications of research to gain techniques for improving instruction and programs for young children. Prerequisite(s): ELEMECML 4151/ELEMECML 5151 or equivalent.
3 unit(s)
ELEMECML
6289
Seminar in Early Childhood Education
2 unit(s)

Or elective approved by the early childhood division coordinator

Spring 2019
ELEMECML
6289
Seminar in Early Childhood Education
2 unit(s)

Or elective approved by the early childhood division coordinator

ELEMECML
6299
Research
Conduct supervised research on selected topic(s). Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
3 unit(s)
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