School For Education Mission StatementThe School for Education at Park University, an institution committed to diversity and best practice, prepares educators to be effective school professionals, reflective change agents, and advocates for equity and excellence for all learners.
School For Education Vision StatementThe School for Education at Park University is to be known as a leader in the preparation of educators who will address the needs, challenges, and possibilities of the 21st century.
Park University School for Education Conceptual Framework
EDC 222 Early Childhood Principles
S1EE 2009 MO
Houseal, Willie H.
Adjunct Professor of Human Resource Management/Early Childhood Education
EdD; Educational Leadership, NOVA University, Ed Specialist, Valdosta State UniversityMA, Masters of Education, Valdosta State University, MA Human Resource Management, Pepperdine UniversityBA, Sociology, St. Leo College
Moody AFB, GA. (Valdosta)
6:30 - 9:15 Tuesday & Thursday
January 5 - March 1, 2009
--Tuesday & Thursday--
6:30 - 9:00 PM
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Educational Philosophy: The class is organized in the style of a seminar including techniques such as; in-class dialogue, demonstration, use of e-companion, observcation, library/internet research, collaborative group projects and oral presentations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Students are required to participate in class, complete reading assignments, reflect on five subject related articles, complete a group study project, pass a mid-term and comprehensive exam. The comprehensive exam is not a take-home exam. The comprehensive final is not open-book or open-note. The student must pass the final with a 60% or higher. Student must observe in three different early childhood settings(Infant/Toddler, Pre-primary, Primary).
Late Submission of Course Materials: The instructor will consider late assignments on an individual basis. Points on late assignments will be deducted accordingly.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: No food or beverages are allowed in the classroom. Students are expected to report to class on time. Students must contact instructor prior to class, otherwise, absence will be counted as unexcused.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:1/3/2009 12:29:48 PM