College of Education

Early Childhood Education (M.Ed.)

Suggested Course Rotation Schedule for University of Shady Grove Courses

Required and Elective M.Ed. Courses
Spring Courses
ECED 609 Growth and Development of Young Children
ECED 619 Assessment, Observation, and Evaluation in Early Childhood Education
Reading Elective: ECED 623 Strategies for Teaching Reading and Writing: Balanced Literacy Approaches in Early Childhood

*Non-Reading Elective: TBD (Offered in Spring 2013: ECED 604 Math/Science in Early Childhood Education)

Summer Courses
ECED 607 Learner Diversity and Inclusion in Early Childhood Education
ECED 610 Learning Environments: Curriculum and Technology (may be offered online)
Reading Elective: ECED 618 Thinking Through the Process and Acquisitions of Literacy in Early Childhood Education

*Non-Reading Elective: TBD (Offered in Summer 2013: ECED 605 The Arts and Young Children)

Fall Courses
ECED 611 Teacher as Researcher
ECED 665 Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Education (may be offered online)
ECED 773 Seminar in Early Childhood Education (Capstone Course)
Reading Elective: ECED 621 Assessment of Reading and Writing in Early Childhood Education)
*Non-Reading Elective: TBD

At the end of degree coursework students are required to perform portfolio presentations.

*The non-reading elective will be selected based on periodic surveys of the USG grad students. In addition to ECED 604 and ECED 605, we have also recently offered ECED 762, ECED 615, and ECED 670.





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