Early Childhood Education (307)

307-100 ECE: Preschool Capstone

The capstone is the last course all students take prior to completing the Preschool Credential. The intent of this capstone course is to cover and revisit some important themes from the prior five courses. The students will synthesize the information and demonstrate mastery of the competencies through the completion of a portfolio.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Summer 201713215307-10005/22/2017 - 06/01/2017NETWeirich, M.Central
Summer 201713215307-100TWR05/23/2017 - 06/01/20179:00am - 11:25amWeirich, M.Central
Summer 201713215307-100TWR05/23/2017 - 06/01/201712:00pm - 1:50pmWeirich, M.Central

307-117 ECE: Credit for Prior Learning

This 3-credit course examines early childhood professional experience for the purpose of receiving credit for prior learning. Course competencies include: access needed support services on campus & online: analyze professionalism in the early childhood field; identify core-abilities; identify what a competency is within a course; examine the courses and outcomes of the WTCS Early Childhood Education program; analyze performance assessment; compare professional experience with early childhood competencies; compile materials for performance assessment of course(s); determine plan of action for program completion.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: Need Dean Approval

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729093307-11708/23/2017 - 10/17/2017NETWeirich, M.Internet
Fall 201729408307-11710/18/2017 - 12/18/2017NETWeirich, M.Internet

307-147 Infant Toddler Credential Capstone

This course integrates the theory, practice, and reflection of the other courses in the Infant Toddler Credential Certificate and requires demonstration of best practices.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (307-102) and (307-151 or 307-101) and (307-195 or 307-105)

307-148 ECE: Foundations of Early Childhood Education

This 3-credit course introduces you to the early childhood profession. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives, investigate the history of early childhood education, examine regulatory requirements for early childhood education programs in WI, summarize types of early childhood education settings, identify the components of a quality early childhood education program, summarize responsibilities of early childhood education professionals, explore early childhood curriculum models.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724165307-14808/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R09/07/2017 - 09/07/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R09/21/2017 - 09/21/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R10/05/2017 - 10/05/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R10/19/2017 - 10/19/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R11/02/2017 - 11/02/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R11/16/2017 - 11/16/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R12/07/2017 - 12/07/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724165307-148R08/24/2017 - 08/24/20177:30pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201724166307-148T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20179:00am - 11:50amWeirich, M.Central

307-151 ECE: Infant & Toddler Development

In this 3-credit course you will study infant and toddler development as it applies to an early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; analyze development of infants and toddlers (conception to three years); correlate prenatal and postnatal conditions with development; summarize child development theories; analyze the role of heredity and the environment; examine culturally and developmentally appropriate environments for infants and toddlers, examine the role of brain development in early learning (conception through age three); examine caregiving routines as curriculum.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201729008307-151W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20171:00pm - 3:50pmWeirich, M.Central
Fall 201729009307-15108/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T08/29/2017 - 08/29/20176:00pm - 7:25pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T09/05/2017 - 09/05/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T09/19/2017 - 09/19/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T10/03/2017 - 10/03/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T10/17/2017 - 10/17/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T11/07/2017 - 11/07/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T11/21/2017 - 11/21/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201729009307-151T12/05/2017 - 12/05/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central

307-152 Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards

The Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards specify developmental expectations for children from birth through entrance to first grade. The standards reflect attention to all the domains of a child's learning and development. Each domain is divided into sub-domains. Each sub-domain includes developmental expectations, program standards, performance standards and developmental continuum. Samples of children's behavior and adult strategies are also provided.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 1

307-166 ECE: Curriculum Planning

This 3-credit course examines the components of curriculum planning in early childhood education. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; examine the critical role of play; establish a developmentally appropriate environment; integrate Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) into curriculum; develop activity plans that promote child development and learning; develop curriculum plans that promote child development and learning across all content areas; analyze early childhood curriculum models.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724169307-16608/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M08/28/2017 - 08/28/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M09/11/2017 - 09/11/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M09/25/2017 - 09/25/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M10/09/2017 - 10/09/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M10/23/2017 - 10/23/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M11/06/2017 - 11/06/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M11/20/2017 - 11/20/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M12/04/2017 - 12/04/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201724169307-166M12/18/2017 - 12/18/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750395307-16608/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M08/28/2017 - 08/28/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M09/11/2017 - 09/11/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M09/25/2017 - 09/25/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M10/09/2017 - 10/09/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M10/23/2017 - 10/23/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M11/06/2017 - 11/06/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M11/20/2017 - 11/20/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M12/04/2017 - 12/04/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central
Fall 201750395307-166M12/18/2017 - 12/18/20176:00pm - 8:50pmNelson, C.Central

307-167 ECE: Health, Safety, and Nutrition

This 3-credit course examines the topics of health, safety, and nutrition within the context of the early childhood educational setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; follow governmental regulations and professional standards as they apply to health, safety, and nutrition; plan a safe early childhood environment; plan a healthy early childhood environment; plan nutritionally sound menus; examine Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) issues and mandates; apply Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) risk reduction strategies, apply strategies to prevent the occurrence of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS); incorporate health, safety, and nutrition concepts into the children's curriculum.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724173307-167T08/29/2017 - 12/12/20171:00pm - 3:50pmWeirich, M.Central
Fall 201724174307-16708/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T09/12/2017 - 09/12/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T09/26/2017 - 09/26/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T10/10/2017 - 10/10/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T10/24/2017 - 10/24/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T11/14/2017 - 11/14/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T11/28/2017 - 11/28/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T12/12/2017 - 12/12/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central
Fall 201724174307-167T08/29/2017 - 08/29/20177:30pm - 8:50pmBrovick, D.Central

307-174 ECE: Practicum 1

In this 3-credit practicum course you will learn about and apply the course competencies in an actual child care setting. The course competencies include: document children's behavior; explore the standards for quality early childhood education; explore strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; implement activities developed by the co-op teacher/instructor/student; demonstrate professional behaviors; practice caregiving routines as curriculum; practice positive interpersonal skills with children and adults; analyze how WI Early Learning Standards provide a framework of guiding principles, developmental expectations, and program and performance standards to delineate the five developmental domains that embody delivery of quality education and care to young children; incorporate WI Early Learning Standards with the principles of developmentally appropriate practice, intentionality and the teaching cycle to examine child development; evaluate program integration of WI Early Learning Standards into the teaching cycle of Ongoing assessment, Planning and curriculum goals, and Implementation; identify specific goals and learning and assessment activities to promote the development of a focus child utilizing the WI Early Learning Standards; develop a plan for child learning utilizing the performance standards, developmental continuum and developmental domains from the WI Model Early Learning Standards that is based on experiential learning.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (307-148) and (307-151) and (307-167) and (307-178) and (307-179) and (307-187) and (307-188) and (307-195) and (801-195 or 801-136)
Co-requisites: (307-194)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724175307-174T08/22/2017 - 08/22/20178:00am - 2:50pmKrasemann, L.Outreach
Fall 201724175307-174WR08/16/2017 - 08/17/20178:30am - 4:30pmKrasemann, L.Outreach
Fall 201724175307-174WRF08/23/2017 - 09/01/20178:30am - 12:30pmKrasemann, L.Outreach
Fall 201724175307-174WRF09/06/2017 - 10/13/20178:30am - 12:30pmKrasemann, L.Outreach

307-178 ECE: Art Music & Language Arts

This 3-credit course will focus on beginning level curriculum development in the specific content areas of art, music, and language arts. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; examine the critical role of play as it relates to art, music, and language arts; establish a developmentally appropriate environment for art, music, and language arts; develop activity plans that promote child development and learning; analyze caregiving routines as curriculum; create developmentally appropriate language, literature, and literacy activities; create developmentally appropriate art activities; create developmentally appropriate music and movement activities.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

307-179 ECE: Child Development

This 3-credit course examines child development within the context of the early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: analyze social, cultural, and economic influences on child development; summarize child development theories; analyze development of children age three through age eight; summarize the methods and designs of child development research; analyze the role of heredity and the environment; examine the role of brain development in early learning (ages 3-8).

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Co-requisites: 307-151

307-187 ECE: Children with Differing Abilities

This 3-credit course focuses on the child with differing abilities in an early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; provide inclusive programs for young children; apply legal and ethical requirements including, but not limited to, ADA and IDEA; work collaboratively through the consultation process to embed intervention in natural based settings; differentiate between typical and exceptional development; analyze the differing abilities of children with physical, cognitive, health/medical, communication, and/or behavioral/emotional disorders; work collaboratively with community and professional resources; utilize an individual educational plan (IEP/IFSP) for children with developmental differences; adapt curriculum to meet the needs of children with developmental differences; cultivate partnerships with families who have children with developmental differences.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

307-188 ECE: Guiding Children's Behavior

This 3-credit course examines positive strategies to guide children's behavior in the early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; summarize early childhood guidance principles; analyze factors that affect the behavior of children; practice positive guidance strategies; develop guidance strategies to meet individual needs; create a guidance philosophy. This course meets the requirements for the Pyramid Model training.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

307-190 ECE: Preschool Capstone

The capstone is the last course all students take prior to completing the Preschool Credential. The intent of this capstone course is for students to synthesize the information learned in the prior five courses and to demonstrate mastery of the competencies through the completion of a portfolio.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (307-148) and (307-167) and (307-179) and (307-178) and (307-188)

307-192 ECE: Practicum 2

In this 3-credit course you will learn about and apply the course competencies in an actual child care setting. The course competencies include: identify children's growth and development; maintain the standards for quality early childhood education; practice strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; implement student teacher-developed activity plans; identify the elements of a developmentally appropriate environment; implement positive guidance strategies; demonstrate professional behaviors; utilize caregiving routines as curriculum; utilize positive interpersonal skills with children; utilize positive interpersonal skills with adults.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (307-148) and (307-151) and (307-167) and (307-178) and (307-179)
Co-requisites: (307-174) and (307-194)

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201724189307-192WRF10/18/2017 - 12/15/20178:30am - 12:25pmKrasemann, L.Outreach

307-194 ECE: Math, Science, & Social Studies

This 3-credit course will focus on beginning level curriculum development in the specific content areas of math, science and social studies. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; examine the critical role of play as it relates to math, science, and social studies; establish a developmentally appropriate environment for math, science, and social studies; develop activity plans that promote child development and learning; create developmentally appropriate science activities; create developmentally appropriate math activities; create developmentally appropriate social studies activities.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750316307-194W08/23/2017 - 12/13/20171:00pm - 4:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-19408/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M08/28/2017 - 08/28/20174:30pm - 5:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M09/18/2017 - 09/18/20174:30pm - 8:25pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M10/02/2017 - 10/02/20174:30pm - 8:25pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M10/16/2017 - 10/16/20174:30pm - 8:25pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M10/30/2017 - 10/30/20174:30pm - 8:25pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M11/13/2017 - 11/13/20174:30pm - 8:25pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M11/27/2017 - 11/27/20174:30pm - 8:25pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750317307-194M12/11/2017 - 12/11/20174:30pm - 8:25pmKrasemann, L.Central

307-195 ECE: Family and Community Relationships

In this 3-credit course you will examine the role of relationships with family and community in early childhood education. Course competencies include: implement strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives when working with families and community; analyze contemporary family patterns, trends, and relationships; utilize effective communication strategies; establish ongoing relationships with families; advocate for children and families; work collaboratively with community resources.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

TermCRNCourseDaysDatesTimesInstructorCampus
Fall 201750318307-195R08/24/2017 - 12/14/20171:00pm - 3:50pmKrasemann, L.Central
Fall 201750352307-19508/23/2017 - 12/18/2017NETBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R08/24/2017 - 08/24/20176:00pm - 7:25pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R08/31/2017 - 08/31/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R09/14/2017 - 09/14/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R09/28/2017 - 09/28/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R10/12/2017 - 10/12/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R10/26/2017 - 10/26/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R11/09/2017 - 11/09/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R11/30/2017 - 11/30/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central
Fall 201750352307-195R12/14/2017 - 12/14/20176:00pm - 8:50pmBrockmeyer, J.Central

307-197 ECE: Practicum 3

In this 3-credit practicum course you will learn about and apply the course competencies in an actual child care setting. The course competencies include: assess children's growth and development; implement the standards for quality early childhood education; integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; build meaningful curriculum; provide a developmentally appropriate environment; facilitate positive guidance strategies; evaluate one's own professional behaviors and practices; lead caregiving routines as curriculum; utilize positive interpersonal skills with children; utilize positive interpersonal skills with adults.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (307-192)
Co-requisites: (307-198)

307-198 ECE: Administering an ECE Program

This 3-credit course focuses on the administration of an early childhood education program. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; analyze the components of an ECE facility; design an ECE program; analyze the aspects of personnel supervision; outline financial components of an ECE program; apply laws and regulations related to an ECE facility; advocate for the early childhood profession.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3

307-199 ECE: Practicum 4

In this 3-credit practicum course you will learn about and apply the course competencies in an actual child care setting. Course competencies include: analyze children's growth and development based on assessment; integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; promote professional behaviors and practices; implement meaningful curriculum; create respectful, reciprocal relationships; evaluate early childhood education programs for quality; explore professional options in early childhood education.

Aid Code: 10 - Associate Degree.
Credits: 3
Pre-requisites: (307-148) and (307-151) and (307-167) and (307-174) and (307-178) and (307-179) and (307-192)
Co-requisites: (307-166) and (307-197) and (307-198)