Jun 12, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECEO 435 - Primary Methods 1: Physical Education and the Fine Arts


(2 S.H.)

This course introduces the intrinsic and instrumental value of the arts and physical education/movement in the elementary classroom. The purpose is to instruct early childhood education majors in the development of knowledge, attitudes and skills that form philosophical and creative basis for intelligent and confident use of the arts and movement both as a subject matter to be taught and as tools to teach the core curriculum. Included in this course is physical education and the four areas of the fine arts: visual arts, music, drama, and creative movement. Fundamentals, instructional planning and strategies, materials, and integration techniques are addressed and explored. Ten (10) hours of field experiences with primary-aged students are required. The course includes a field trip and classroom field experience. Prerequisites: Admission to the ECEO Program and ECEO 405 - Topics of Early Childhood Education . Grade only. Offered annually or when demand warrants.



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