2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Elementary Education (EED)

EED 233  Critical Thinking and Assessment Skills  (3 Credits)  

Study and application of theories, methods, and materials used in acquiring critical thinking, skills, with emphasis on areas of development and reinforcement include writing, schema, concept mapping, and multiple stimulus reinforcement.

EED 274  Study of Young Children  (3 Credits)  

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the growth and development of children from conception to nine years with emphasis on the major theories of development with an examination of physical, cognitive, language and social-emotional development fo

EED 274H  Honors Study of Young Children  (3 Credits)  

Contact the department for specific course information.

EED 360  Curriculum and Instruction for Primary Grades (pre K-3rd Grade)  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed to prepare teachers to implement an effective curriculum for children in grades preK-3. As a prerequisite, you will need to have adequate content knowledge to teach mathematics, science, reading, social studies, physical education,

EED 450  Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed to teach pre- service teacher candidates how to prepare children for a lifetime of literacy appreciation and how to diagnose, correct, and remediate mild to moderately severe reading difficulties among children in grades kindergart

EED 461  Curriculum and Instruction for Early School  (3 Credits)  

Curriculum, instructional processes, learning environments and the professional responsibilities of teachers for linking knowledge of subject fields, pedagogy, classroom management and insights will be the thrust of this course. It will focus on fourth, f

EED 465  Methods and Materials for Teaching Science, Mathematicsand Technology  (3 Credits)  

The objective of this course is to provide the, novice teacher with the knowledge for math &, science teaching and learning in the elementary, school. Though not exclusive, topics covered will, include math and science; assessing student, learning; plann

EED 470  Methods of Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School  (3 Credits)  

The objective of this course is to provide you, the novice teacher, the knowledge for social studies teaching and learning in the elementary school. Though not exclusive, topics covered will include the what and why of social studies; assessing student le

EED 490  Diagnostic Reading  (3 Credits)  

Preparation for elementary school student teachers to diagnose and correct mild to moderately severe reading difficulties. Emphasis on investigating nature and causes of reading difficulties. Formal and informal instruments and procedures used for early d

EED 490H  Honors Diagnostic Reading  (3 Credits)  

Preparation for elementary school student teachers to diagnose and correct mild to moderately severe reading difficulties. Emphasis on investigating nature and causes of reading difficulties. Formal and informal instruments and procedures used for early d

EED 499  Directed Teaching and Seminar  (12 Credits)  

This program is designed to provide two supervised, experiences at two levels, PK-3 and 4-6, during, which the prospective teacher of grades PK-6 takes, gradual responsibility for a group of pupils for a, specified period of time. The teacher is observed,