Agenda Item FA 12-22

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

COEHS - Childhood Education

Course Changes (1 package)

05/10/12: Passed

05/21/12: Approved

Log Number: 201108-127

Childhood Education   – Graduate  

 

Change an existing course

C & I in Primary Education

EEC     

Graduate (6xxx)

205

We are requesting to change the title of EEC 6205 from "Curriculum and Instruction in Primary Education" to "Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education" to 1)more accurately describe the content of the course and 2)match the current terminology used in the discipline. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), our field's premier national professional organization representing early childhood education, uses the term "early childhood" to include children through age 8/or third grade. No other changes are being made.

 

Change an existing course

Primary Education

EEC    

Graduate (6xxx)

611

We are requesting to change the title of EEC 6611 from "Primary Education" to "Early Childhood Education" to better reflect the course content and to align the title with accepted terminology in our discipline. The National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC), our premier professional organization for early childhood education, uses the term "early childhood" to refer to children to age 8/3rd grade. No other changes are being made to the course.

           

Change an existing course

Practicum in Primary Education

EEC     

Graduate (6xxx)

944  

We are requesting to change the title of EEC 6944 from "Practicum in Primary Education" to "Practicum in Early Childhood Education" to better reflect the course content and to align the title with accepted terminology in our discipline. The National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC), our premier professional organization for early childhood education, uses the term "early childhood" to refer to children to age 8/3rd grade.  No other changes are being made to the course.