Education

Education 304- 3 Credits

This exam evaluates knowledge connected to the core social studies topics

in the early childhood curriculum. Students will be expected to demonstrate

an understanding of how these subjects should be taught to young children.

Topics include: the use of social studies as a framework for thematic learning

and multicultural education.

 

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Education 303- 3 Credits

This exam evaluates knowledge connected to the core math and science

topics in the early childhood curriculum. Students will be expected to

demonstrate an understanding of how these subjects should be taught to

young children. Topics include: the use of manipulatives to teach math and

science, key concepts for the preschool math curriculum (number operation,

patterns, geometry, and measurement) and the scientific method.

 

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Education 301- 6 Credits

This exam evaluates knowledge of the development of reading and writing

processes. Students will be tested on their mastery of the key concepts

and terms associated with literacy, and are expected to demonstrate

understanding of how important educational theories are applied to

classroom teaching.

 

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Education 204- 3 Credits

This exam focuses on the basic principles underlying the processes and

characteristics of normal child development, in multi-cultural contexts. Topics

include physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and language development.

Current issues connected to children and schools will be considered;

examples include intelligence testing, the impact of divorce, and the needs

of second language learners. Students are expected to make connections

between theory and practice and display understanding of the teacher’s role

in supporting child development.

 

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Education 203 - 3 Credits

This exam focuses on the importance of play in childhood. Topics include:

the connections between play and children’s development in areas such as

cognition and emergent language, how play contributes to learning, and

the importance of play for optimum physical and emotional development.

Students are expected to demonstrate their understanding of how play can

be supported by teachers in classroom settings.

 

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Education 202- 3 Credits

This exam focuses on the development of children age 0-3 and the planning

and facilitating of a holistic curriculum for infants and toddlers in early

childhood programs. Topics include: the physical, emotional, and nutritional

needs of infants and toddlers; family education and involvement; and

curriculum planning for infant and toddler programs. Students are expected

to make connections between theory and practice.

 

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Education 201- 6 Credits

This exam focuses on the characteristics of exceptional children (both those

with disabilities and those who are intellectually gifted). Students will be

tested on their mastery of the key concepts and terms connected to research

and history associated with special education. Students are also expected to

demonstrate an understanding of how important educational practices are

applied in both regular and special education classroom settings.

 

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Education 101- 3 Credits

This exam focuses on developmentally appropriate early childhood

educational practices, from birth through Grade 3, with an emphasis

on toddler programs and preschool classrooms. Topics include: child

development, classroom management techniques, parent involvement,

the early childhood curriculum, and adapting instruction for learners with

diverse needs. Students are expected to demonstrate familiarity with the

professional ethics of early childhood educators and should display their

knowledge of methods that best support young children’s learning.

 

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