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CFS 635. Parenthood and Adult Development

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Stages of parenthood and interface with adult development. Application of adult learning theories to parent education settings.
Semester Offered:


CFS 636. Fathers in Parent Education

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Exploration of the changing roles of fatherhood. Gender as a factor in relation to goals of parent education, styles of discipline, communications styles, and parent roles. Adapting programs to meet the needs of fathers in various family settings.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CFS 643. Methods: Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Teaching strategies for infants and toddlers with disabilities/delays including appropriate handling, positioning and feeding related to disabilities and/or special health concerns. Linking assessment information to the development of appropriate goals/objectives and interventions. Working as a member of an interdisciplinary team/development of IFSPs/Home visiting.
Semester Offered: Fall


CFS 645. Working with Parents in Groups

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: In-depth analysis of group dynamics and effective group skills in parent education. Theories of group process approaches to leadership. Communication within groups.
Semester Offered:


CFS 646. Advanced Group Skills in Parent Eductaion

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Advanced skills for working with parents at different levels of involvement. Adaptation of communication and consultation parent education skills for use with individual parents and groups in parent education.
Prerequisites: CFS 645
Semester Offered: Summer


CFS 653. Early Childhood Methods: Reading, Math, Science (5-8 years)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Understand how reading, writing, math and science are learned and taught. Methods to adapt and modify these curricular areas for students with disabilities in inclusionary settings. Teaching functional use of these four areas and integrating them into play and thematic units.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CFS 654. Parent Education with Parents of 5-10 year olds

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Methods and resources for designing parent education for parents of 5-10 year olds. Emphasis on ways to guide development, support a child's learning and reinforce and family's values system.
Semester Offered: Summer


CFS 655. Parent Education with Parents of 10-15 year olds

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Methods of working with parents of 10-15 year olds. An emphasis on understanding development, communication techniques and monitoring activities.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CFS 661. Practicum in Development of Young Children

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Field experience involving aspects of observation, assessment, participation with and planning for infants and toddlers. Can be repeated.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CFS 665. Parent Education Practicum

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Field experiences observing parent education settings. Analysis and development of parent education methods and resources.
Corequisites: CFS 625
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CFS 666. Parent Education Group Practicum

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Field experiences observing parent groups in a variety of parent and family education settings. Analysis of group process and situations.
Corequisites: CFS 645
Semester Offered: Spring


CFS 674. Field Experiences or Research in Admini and Faciliation of Early Childhood

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Opportunity to participate in a variety of administrative roles in early childhood programs. A practicum for students which will provide an experience as an administrator or coordinator of early childhood programs.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CFS 675. Parent Education Student Teaching

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Supervised student teaching in parent/family education programs with parent groups. Students also participate in a concurrent seminar with peers.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CFS 680. ECSE Infant Student Teaching

Credits: 2-4 View Details
Description: Supervised student teaching in ECSE infant/toddler programs. Student teaching seminar.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CFS 681. ECSE Preschool Student Teaching

Credits: 2-4 View Details
Description: Supervised student teaching in ECSE preschool programs. Student teaching seminars.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


CFS 682. ECSE K-Primary Student Teaching

Credits: 2-4 View Details
Description: Supervised student teaching in ECSE K-Primary inclusionary programs. Student teaching seminars.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


CFS 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


CFS 699. Master's Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Master's Thesis.
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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