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Ele 2320 - Childhood and Early Adolescent Development
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ELE 2320 002 Childhood Early Adolescent Development Credit Hours Instructor Office Office Hours Phone Email Class Meetings 3 0 3 Kiran Padmaraju 1322 Buzzard Hall Inside the Reading Center MW 10 00 a m 12 00 Noon TR 11 00 12 00 Noon Office 217 581 7879 Home 217 531 8955 cfkp2 eiu edu or kiranmayip yahoo com TR 9 30 10 45 a m BUZZ 1501 Spring 2006 UNIT THEME Educator as creator of effective educational environments integrating diverse students subjects strategies and societies Catalog Description Concepts and issues in the physical social emotional and intellectual growth and development of children and early adolescents prenatal through middle school junior high Course Description This course provides broad and salient coverage of development from birth through adolescence It offers a balanced and eclectic selection of topics a firm foundation of classic and up to date research and an examination of timely issues such as abuse genetic counseling and changing family lifestyles Prerequisites Concurrent enrollment with ELE 2000 is recommended Course Rationale This course will orient students to learning principles theories and child development principles theories and will serve as a foundation for higher level courses Course Goal This course is intended to increase knowledge of ways children grow develop and learn from the time they are conceived until they have matured beyond early adolescence The physical social emotional and intellectual development of children and adolescence will be explored Appropriate activities that promote the growth of children and adolescents and societal changes that influence their development will also be investigated Objectives for all ELE Classes A Develop a desire for lifelong learning in students and personally display one s own desire for lifelong learning including self evaluation B Demonstrate good communication C Demonstrate exhibit sensitivity to student s feelings D Demonstrate knowledge of facts and an understanding of fundamental principles ideas and relationships among various domains E Demonstrate knowledge of past and present developments issues research and social influences in field education Objectives Specific to this Course A Emphasize higher order critical thinking B Strive to develop student s intellectual social ethical and moral skills and behavior C Provide for the uniqueness of individuals recognizing of characteristic of culturally pluralistic and at risk populations and foster appreciation of those differences D Design instruction to develop and utilize the cognitive processes by which pupils learn Learning Model Information Processing Model Text Santrock J W 2005 Children 8th Edition McGraw Hill Company Course Requirements Evaluation A Review two research articles B Current Event 1 current news item about child development C Personal Child Study Paper D Quizzes For most chapters 10 points F E mail Instructor G Six TESTS including a MIDTERM and a FINAL 60 10 50 150 30 600 Total 900 Extra Credit Opportunities Extra credit opportunities will be provided during the course A reaction paper one page typed double spaced 12 point font may be written for some of the videos we watch in class for a maximum of 5 points each Also each student may do a maximum of one extra current event for a maximum of 5 points Each student may earn up to a total of 50 points extra credit Grading Scale 90 100 A 80 89 B 70 79 C 60 69 D Below 60 F At any point in this course a student can determine the letter grade at which he she is achieving by dividing the number of points earned on tasks required Grades will be available on WebCT The above percentage levels can be matched with the designated letter grade equivalents Due dates will be set for all work two points shall be deducted for each calendar day that a paper or project is late A 10 deduction will be assessed on all tests not taken on the assigned test day Attendance Attendance is expected No chapter quizzes and extra credit assignments can be made up whether the absence is excused or otherwise Quizzes A quiz will be given after most chapters to help prepare for tests You are required to take each quiz before we take a test over that section Each quiz is worth 10 points Quizzes will be available online for a specified number of days only If missed they cannot be made up Final Exam Your final exam will be during the designated final exam time You will be given two hours to take the final exam Videos There will be a selection of videos to help students understand child and adolescent development If a student misses a video it is his her responsibility to watch the video with another class or get the notes from a classmate Reading Assignments This is a reading intensive course You will be required to read all of the chapters in your book Class discussions will require you to have read the chapters ahead of time and to be able to apply what you have learned Due Dates All assignments are due by E mail in WebCT by 1 00 p m on the date due The due dates are available on the Calendar in the WebCT course Current Event and article reviews will be due on the day you sign up for them Starting from the third week Final Monday May 1 2006 8 00 10 00 a m Disabilities If you have a disability or think you may have a disability under ADA contact the Office of Disability Services at 581 6583 The Instructor reserves the right the make any changes upon notification to all students


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