Department of

Education/Early Childhood

Revised June, 2006

Semester and YearFall 2008

CRN#�s 10852 (Wh)and 11161 (FBTC);Course Prefix, Number and Title

TECA 1311 Educating Young Children


Course Meeting Days, Times and Location (Campus, Building, and Room number)

FBTC 204, MWF, 8:00-8:50 a.m. and Wharton, Peace 203,TR, 10:50 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

Instructor� NameBarbara Lynn, M. A.

Instructor�s Telephone number(s)281-239-1556; 1-800-561-9252, ext. 1556


Instructor�s email

Instructor�s Office Hoursand Office Location� All 3 campuses:

Office �FBTC 140-F


Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10 a.m.-noon

Monday afternoons

1:00-4:00 p.m.,

Wharton Peace 104-B



9:50-10:50 a.m. & after class ends at 1:30 p.m.

Course Catalog Description � Educating Young Children (TECA 1311)- An introduction to the education of the young child, including developmentally appropriate practices and programs, theoretical and historical perspectives, ethical and professional responsibilities, and current issues.This course requires students to participate in a minimum of 16 hours of field experiences with children from infancy through age 12 years in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations.(These observations are scheduled at approved sites outside of class time.)

Instructor�s Grading System������

90-100-A Excellent Work

Midterm......................................... 30%

80- 89-B Good Work

Departmental Final......................... 30%

70- 79 C Average Work

Portfolio (including observations)...... 30%

60- 69 D Minimal Level of Work

Attendance, Quizzes, Participation.. 10%

59 and below-F Does not pass course standards

See policy on late assignments within.

Instructor�s Attendance Policy � Students must come to class on time as indicated; attendance is counted along with class participation as 10% of the course grade.One absence/semester is excused. See syllabus inside for details.

Last day to �Drop� course with grade of �W�Friday, Nov. 14. Please talk to the instructor if you are having difficulty with the course requirements to initiate extra help.


* Any student with a disability or other special circumstance requiring academic accommodations or other consideration in order to successfully complete the requirements of this course should identify himself or herself individually to the instructor to discuss the matter in a private and confidential manner.


** Misconduct for which discipline may be administered at WCJC includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, or knowingly furnishing false information to the college (plagiarism and cheating refer to the use of unauthorized books, notes, or otherwise securing help in a test, copying tests, assignments, reports, or term papers).

Last Updated: 5/6/19