Education (EDN)

All EDN courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees.

Students who want to seek licensure in the state of Illinois as elementary teachers are urged to develop an educational plan with an ECC advisor regarding the selection of ALL courses. The courses you will take at ECC with plans to transfer to a four-year college/university will differ based on which institution you plan to attend. When planning your courses, please note ECC offers pre-education courses through the Education Department as well as education related courses in literature, math, music, psychology, and physical education.

If you are interested in working with young children, see our Early Childhood Education Program.

EDN 100 Introduction to Education (3)(3,0)

This course will introduce the topic of education both as a professional pursuit, and as an institution. Students will study historical, social, and philosophical foundations of education, as well as organizational structure, school governance, legal and ethical issues. A minimum 15-hour clinical component is required for this class. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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Students enrolled in EDN 100, EDN 204 and EDN 211 may be required to complete a background check/fingerprinting process in order to participate in the clinical component of the course. Students will be responsible for any fee charged. .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $411 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

EDN 105 Art in the Classroom (3)(3,0)

Students will explore the practical applications for art and creative activities in both a specific and general elementary education curriculum. The course is designed to increase understanding of the child and his/her creative work at various stages of development. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

EDN 112 Technology in Education (3)(3,0)

This course introduces students to the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate their proficiency in instructional technology. The course focuses on both knowledge and performance, and includes hands-on technology activities. Course is repeatable two times for total of 9 credits. Only three credit hours may apply toward a degree or certificate. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $416 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall

EDN 128 Music for the Elementary Teacher (3)(3,0)

Students learn various methodologies as well as musical concepts involving music literacy to adapt their knowledge to the classroom setting. The course explores basic music structures from different cultures with practical applications in the elementary school setting. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

EDN 201 Intro to Cross-Cultural Educ. (3)(3,0)

This course is designed to increase the student's awareness of other cultures, other perspectives, and his/her own involvement in the global community. The course will also concentrate on the study of effective teaching strategies and resources for multi-cultural teaching. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, or satisfaction of other placement criteria. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099 or satisfaction of other placement criteria.+

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

EDN 204 Exceptional Individual (3)(3,0)

A survey course that presents the historical, philosophical and legal foundations of special education, as well as an overview of the characteristics of individuals with disabilities, the programs that serve them under the Individuals with Disabilities Act, and the diversity of the populations of individuals with disabilities. A 30 hour clinical component is required for this course. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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Students enrolled may be required to complete a background check/fingerprinting process in order to participate in the clinical component of this class. Students will be responsible for any fee charged. .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in EDN 100 or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring and Summer

EDN 211 Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Exper. (2)(1,2)

Documented clinical experience involving observation of and interaction with children and practitioners at work, according to specified guidelines, within the appropriate subject matter and age category. The experience, comprising of a minimum of 30-50 hours, is planned, guided, and evaluated by both a college supervisor and a teacher on-site. The experience can occur in a variety of educational settings. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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Students enrolled in this course may be required to complete a background check/fingerprinting process. Students will be responsible for any fee charged. .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $264 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in EDN 204 Recommended: Completion of PSY 211 prior to enrollment

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

EDN 215 Literacy in Education (3)(3,0)

This course is an introduction to theory and practice in literacy and language development: speaking, listening, reading and writing. It examines theoretical framework and classroom application for diverse learners. This course provides an introduction to English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. This course is for anyone interested in becoming a teacher or working with children language and literacy. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: EDN 100

Semester(s) Offered: Spring

EDN 233 Special Topics in Education (.5)(.5,0)

Designed to satisfy specific needs or interests of those in the education field. The topics will cover the life long learning that is necessary for educators and will reflect the rapidly changing skills and knowledge required to function in today's education settings. The following guidelines are to be used in selecting topics: 1) adequate and available material on specific topic; 2) comprehensive outlines for each topic; and 3) course should be designed to meet the needs of those practicing in the field. Course is repeatable to two credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

EDN 234 Special Topics in Education (1)(1,0)

Designed to satisfy specific needs or interests of those in the education field. The topics will cover the life long learning that is necessary for educators and will reflect the rapidly changing skills and knowledge required to function in today's education settings. The following guidelines are to be used in selecting topics: 1) adequate and available material on specific topic; 2) comprehensive outlines for each topic; and 3) course should be designed to meet the needs of those practicing in the field. Course is repeatable to four credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $132 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

EDN 235 Special Topics in Education (2)(2,0)

Designed to satisfy specific needs or interests of those in the education field. The topics will cover the life long learning that is necessary for educators and will reflect the rapidly changing skills and knowledge required to function in today's education settings. The following guidelines are to be used in selecting topics: 1) adequate and available material on specific topic; 2) comprehensive outlines for each topic; and 3) course should be designed to meet the needs of those practicing in the field. Course is repeatable to eight credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $264 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

EDN 236 Special Topics in Education (3)(3,0)

Designed to satisfy specific needs or interests of those in the education field. The topics will cover the life long learning that is necessary for educators and will reflect the rapidly changing skills and knowledge required to function in today's education settings. The following guidelines are to be used in selecting topics: 1) adequate and available material on specific topic; 2) comprehensive outlines for each topic; and 3) course should be designed to meet the needs of those practicing in the field. Course is repeatable to 12 credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $396 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

EDN 237 Special Topics in Education (4)(4,0)

Designed to satisfy specific needs or interests of those in the education field. The topics will cover the life long learning that is necessary for educators and will reflect the rapidly changing skills and knowledge required to function in today's education settings. The following guidelines are to be used in selecting topics: 1) adequate and available material on specific topic; 2) comprehensive outlines for each topic; and 3) course should be designed to meet the needs of those practicing in the field. Course is repeatable to 16 credits. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies