Master in Early Childhood Education: Schedule

We've designed this page so that students can see the early childhood education core, specialty and elective courses offered. Keep in mind that schedules can change. This page may be updated often and we do our best to stay up to date and maintain consistency. Graduate classes are 500 series.

Schedule

Winter 2019—Spring 2020
Updated February 2019
Note: Course listings are subject to change until the prior term.

Winter 2019
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE
1/7 - 3/28
ED 551 Child Development in Early Childhood and Inclusive Education 4 John Nimmo, Ingrid Anderson Online D2L
ED 552 Issues in Early Childhood and Inclusive Education 4 Ingrid Anderson, Sally Guyon Online D2L
CI 571 Play: Curriculum in ECE 3 Sarah Williams Online D2L
CI 476/576 Equity and Cultural Diversity in ECE 3 John Nimmo Online D2L
CI 410/510 Reggio Emilia & Young Children 1 Liz Dickey Carlis Online D2L
4 weeks:
1/7-2/3
CI 569 Leading in Early Childhood Programs 4 Ingrid Anderson Online D2L

SPED 581 Family Guided Early Intervention (SPED specialization)

3 Hollie Hix-Small Online D2L
SPED 507 Professionalism in ITMH II
(prerequisite: I; take I, II, III in sequence)
1 Aoife Magee, Rachel Elliott Online D2L
1/7-2/13
COUN 520 Collaboration and Partnerships (ITMH)
(continues in spring 2019 for 2cr - optional)
1 Cynthia Jaeger Online D2L
2/14-3/23
COUN 597 Strengths and Risk Factors (ITMH) 3 Aoife Magee Online D2L
Winter to Spring 2019
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE

CI 410/510 Study Abroad Reggio Emilia Student/Professor Study Tour
(Spring break week: March 23-28, 2019)

Registration CLOSED. The next study tour is scheduled for March 2021.

3 Will Parnell, John Nimmo Online D2L & in Reggio Emilia, Italy

Complete the following Google Form to indicate interest and ask questions. Optional online information session Monday, October 1st at 6 pm.

Spring 2019
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE
ED 550 Foundations in Early Childhood and Inclusive Education 4 John Nimmo, Sally Guyon

Online D2L

ED 552 Issues in Early Childhood and Inclusive Ed 4 Ingrid Anderson, Sally Guyon Online D2L
CI 591 Action Research Implementation in ECE
(prequisite: CI 590 Action Research Proposal in ECE)
3 John Nimmo Online D2L
CI 477/577 Learning Designs: Environments in ECE 3 John Nimmo Online D2L
CI 478/578 Constructivist Curriculum: Big Ideas in ECE 3 Sally Guyon Online D2L
CI 410/510 The Arts as a Language of Childhood 3 Sarah Williams Online D2L
CI 410/510 Educational Rights and Inclusive Environments in Early Childhood (SPED elective) 3 Lacey Risner Online D2L
SPED 487/587 Intro to Infant Toddler Mental Health (ITMH) 3 Trudy Thierry Online D2L
COUN 520 Collaboration and Partnerships (ITMH)
(continued from Winter 2019; may be taken separately)
2 Cynthia Jaeger Online D2L
4/1-5/11
SPED 594 Assessment Methods and Classification in Infant Mental Health (ITMH) 3 Rachel Elliott, Paige Light Online D2L
Summer 2019
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE

CI410/510 HGCDC Reflective Practicum & Seminar

2 Mary Schumacher-Hoerner Practicum on-site 7/8-7/12 (M-F, 9am-3:30 pm); Online 7/8-7/26

CI 410/510 Documenting Young Children’s Learning (in-person days at PSU Helen Gordon Child Development Center room 350)

4 Will Parnell, Marsha Kennell Hybrid: 4 days in-person 7/15-7/18 (M-Th, 9am-3pm); Online 7/8-7/26

CI 410/510 Teaching and Learning with Competent Infants and Toddlers

3 Rachel Elliott, Lynn Green Online D2L
8 weeks

CI 479/579 Young Child as Scientist

3 Sarah Williams Online D2L
8 weeks

CI 410/510 Creating Communities: Guiding Young Children

2 Ingrid Anderson, Angela Molloy Murphy Online D2L
4 weeks: 8/5-8/31

SPED 487/587 Intro to Infant Toddler Mental Health (ITMH)

3 TBA Online D2L
8 weeks

SPED 595 Prevention and Intervention (ITMH)

3 Lynn Collins, Donna Barrows Online D2L
8 weeks
Fall 2019
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE
9/25 - 12/09

ED 550 Foundations in Early Childhood and Inclusive Education

4 John Nimmo, Ingrid Anderson Online D2L
ED 551 Child Development in Early Childhood and Inclusive Education 4 Ingrid Anderson, John Nimmo Online D2L

CI 590 Action Research Proposal in ECE (continues with CI 591 in Spring) (2 sections)

3 Ingrid Anderson OR John Nimmo Online D2L

CI 472/572 Language and Literacy in ECE

3 Liz Dickey Carlis Online D2L

CI 573 Assessment and Technology in ECE

3 Susan Crandlemire Online D2L

CI 410/510 Mathematical Thinking in Early Childhood

3 Sarah Williams Online D2L

CI 592 Dynamic Models of Infant/Toddler Development (ITMH Specialization)

3 Donna Barrows Online D2L
SPED 410/510 Inclusive Early Childhood Models (SPED specialization) 3 Hollie Hix-Small Online D2L

SPED 507 Professionalism in ITMH I (may take II & III in subsequent terms)

2 Aoife Magee, Rachel Elliott Online D2L
Winter 2020
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE
1/7 - 3/28

ED 551 Child Development in Early Childhood and Inclusive Education

4 John Nimmo, Ingrid Anderson Online D2L

CI 571 Play: Curriculum in ECE

3 Sarah Williams Online D2L

CI 476/576 Equity and Cultural Diversity in ECE

3 John Nimmo Online D2L
CI 569 Leading in Early Childhood Programs 4 John Nimmo Online D2L

CI 410/510 Reggio Studies

1 Liz Dickey Carlis Online D2L
CI 592 Dynamic Models of Infant/Toddler Development (ITMH) 3 Donna Barrows Online D2L

CI 410/510 The Emotional Life of Toddlers

3 Trudy Thierry Online D2L
SPED 482/582 Specialized Techniques (SPED) 3 Hollie Hix-Small Online D2L

SPED 507 Professionalism in ITMH II
(prerequisite: I; take I, II, III in sequence)

1 Aoife Magee, Rachel Elliott Online D2L
5 weeks

COUN 520 Collaboration and Partnerships I (ITMH)
(continues in Spring 2020 for 2Cr - optional)

1 Cynthia Jaeger Online D2L
5 weeks

COUN 597 Strengths and Risk Factors (ITMH)

3 Aoife Magee Online D2L
Winter to Spring 2020
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE

The 3-credit Professors and Students Study Tour, Reggio Emilia, Italy is planned for spring break, 2021. You may register your interest in the study tour in March 2021 by completing the interest survey.

Spring 2020
COURSE CREDITS INSTRUCTOR SCHEDULE
ED 552 Issues in Early Childhood and Inclusive Ed 4 Ingrid Anderson, Sally Guyon Online D2L
CI 591 Action Research Implementation in ECE (2 sections)
(prerequisite: CI 590 Action Research Proposal in ECE)
3 John Nimmo OR Ingrid Anderson Online D2L

CI 477/577 Learning Designs: Environments in ECE

3 John Nimmo Online D2L

CI 478/578 Constructivist Curriculum: Big Ideas in ECE

3 Liz Dickey Carlis Online D2L

CI 410/510 Culture and Language in Early Childhood Families (replaces Young Child, Families, Culture and Language)

3 Lena Ko Online D2L

SPED 487/587 Intro to Infant Toddler Mental Health (ITMH)

3 Ingrid Anderson Online D2L

COUN 520 Collaboration and Partnerships II (ITMH)
(continued from winter 2020; may be taken separately)

2 Cynthia Jaeger Online D2L

SPED 594 Assessment Methods and Classification in Infant Mental Health (ITMH)

3 Rachel Elliott Online D2L