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Ele 2320 - Childhood and Early Adolescent Development
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Early Childhood Elementary and Middle Level Education Department ELE 2320 Childhood and Early Adolescent Development Spring 2009 M W 3 00 p m to 4 15 p m M W 4 30 p m to 5 45p m Instructor Office Office Hours Phone E mail Ms Shilpa Maheshwari 1325 Buzzard Hall Reading Center 1 00 2 00 p m or by appointment Office 217 581 8551 Cell 217 240 0383 smaheshwari eiu edu Unit Theme Educators as creators of effective educational environments integrating diverse students subjects strategies societies and technologies Course 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 Field based activities will be provided in conjunction with ELE 2000 Prerequisites Concurrent Enrollment Concurrent enrollment with ELE 2000 is desirable Course Purpose This course will orient students to learning principles theories and child development principles theories and will serve as a foundation for higher level courses 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 adolescents will be explored Appropriate activities which promote the growth of children and adolescents and societal changes which influence their development will also be investigated Course Textbook Santrock J W 2007 Children 9th ed New York McGraw Hill Company Teaching Model The Information Processing Models Information processing models emphasize ways of enhancing the human being s innate drive to make sense of the world by acquiring and organizing data sensing problems and generating solutions to them and developing concepts and language for conveying them Joyce B Weil M Calhoun E 2009 Models of teaching 8th ed Boston Pearson Dispositions Teacher candidates in the Department of EC ELE MLE will exhibit professional ethical practices effective communication sensitivity to diversity and the ability to provide varied teaching practices evidenced in a supportive and encouraging environment Live Text Assessment Requirement For those classes with Live Text or Practicum If the portfolio or Live Text requirements are rated by the instructor to have been completed in less than a satisfactory manner then no more than a D may be earned in the class regardless of the number of points earned Standards Course Requirements and Demonstrated Competencies are Aligned with the Standards Illinois Professional Teaching Standards IPTS http www isbe net profprep CASCDvr pdfs 24100 ipts pdf Illinois Core Technology Standards ICTS http www isbe net profprep CASCDvr pdfs 24100 coretechnology pdf Illinois Core Language Arts Standards ICLAS http www isbe net profprep CASCDvr pdfs 24100 corelangarts std pdf Maheshwari2009 1 National Association for the Education of Young Children NAEYC http www naeyc org faculty pdf 2001 pdf actual standards start on page 11 Association for Childhood Education International ACEI http ncate org ProgramStandards ACEI ACEIstandards doc Outcomes specific to ELE 2320 The student will gain a better understanding and practice higher order and critical thinking The student will strive to develop their intellectual social ethical and moral skills and behavior The student will understand the uniqueness of individuals recognizing the characteristics of culturally pluralistic and at risk populations and foster appreciation of those differences Through modeling by the professor the student will learn to recognize the cognitive processes associated with learning Course Core Requirements Article Review Demonstrated Competencies Aligned Standards Performance includes analyzing professional articles and their implication to the teaching profession Students writings will be evaluated by a rubric IPTS 2 7 ICTS 1A 2A 2E 5B 7 ICLAS 1 2 3 5 NAEYC 3 4a 4b 4c ACEI 3 1 3 3 3 5 Dispositions PEP EC SDE Current Event Performance includes analyzing current information as presented by the media and their influence on education IPTS 2 7 11 ICTS 2E 4 7 ICLAS 1 2 3 4 5 NAEYC 3 4a 4c ACEI 3 1 3 5 Dispositions PEP EC SDE Personal Child Study Paper The students will gain a better understanding of the developmental needs of their future students by examining their own developmental background IPTS 2 7 ICTS 1A 2A ICLAS 3 NAEYC 3 4a 4c ACEI 3 1 3 2 3 3 3 5 Dispositions EC Technology Integration Performance includes knowledge use and application of technology tools in teaching research and presentation IPTS 7 ICTS 1A 2A 2E 4 ICLAS 3 5 NAEYC ACEI 3 5 Dispositions PEP EC Participation Performance includes presence and contribution during class meetings and support of peer classmates IPTS 2 7 11 ICTS 11 ICLAS 4 5 NAEYC 3 4a 4b 4c 5 ACEI 3 1 3 5 Dispositions Maheshwari2009 2 PEP EC SDE IWS Tests and or Quizes The students will demonstrate their content knowledge of child development by completing assessment tools IPTS 2 7 11 ICTS 1 2 3 7 9 ICLAS 4 5 NAEYC 3 4a 4b 4c 5 ACEI 3 1 3 5 Dispositions PEP EC SDE PTSL Course Core Requirements Brief Description Approximate Weight Article Review Select two current 2000 articles to research regarding any component of childhood and early adolescent development 10 Current Event Select a current event item from a newspapers magazines TV or radio etc that is relevant to this class 5 Personal Child Study Paper Write a paper on your own development from birth to adolescence 10 Technology Integration Search for article email navigate the internet possible use of WebCT etc 5 Participation Participation in class discussions on a regular basis is expected 10 Tests and or Quizzes The exams will consist of multiple measures Questions will be derived from lecture assigned readings videos and discussions 60 Course Requirements and Evaluation Requirements Two short papers 1 2 pages analyze two short journal articles Current Event 1 current news item about child development Personal Child Study Paper 5 pages from birth thru adolescence E mail professor Four video reviews 1 page reaction to video Attendance and Participation Six TESTS including a MIDTERM and a FINAL Total Points 50 10 50 20 20 50 300 500 GRADING SCALE 90 or above A 60 69 D 80 89 B Below 60 F 70 79 C Maheshwari2009 3 POINTS 500 450 A 349 300 D 449 400 B Below 300 F 399 350 C At any point in this course a student can determine the letter grade at which he she is achieving


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