DESCRIPTION OF COURSES Bachelor in Elementary Education

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EED 001. Principles and Methods in Teaching Kindergarten, 3 units
This course is designed to equip prospective teachers in teaching the kindergarten curriculum efficiently. It includes studying the underlying philosophy and the different learning theories involved in the learning development of pre-school children.

ELED 002. The Exceptional Child w/ Child Evangelism, 3 units
This course is designed to equip prospective teachers in teaching special children in the classroom. It includes the identifications of special cases and familiarization of the use of diagnostic procedures and techniques appropriate for children with special needs. This course also includes principles and practices in child evangelism.

Methods/Strategies Courses for BEED only:

ELED 003. Developmental Reading for BEED only, 3 units
This study includes knowledge in theories, techniques, and materials necessary in effective teaching beginning reading and their application. This course equips the prospective reading teacher in teaching developmental reading curriculum in the elementary school.

ELED 004. Teaching Computer for Elementary School, 3 units
This course includes basic knowledge in computers along with theories and strategies relevant in teaching elementary subjects with the aid of computers.

Major in General Curriculum Content Courses:

ELED 005. Inorganic Chemistry for Elementary School, 3 units
This course covers the basic principles that include atomic structure, chemical equations and stoichiometry, periodic table, chemical bonding and molecular structure, gases, liquids, solids and solution. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils

ELED 006. Physics for Health Sciences for Elementary School (Science Content), 3 units
This primary course involves the planning, design and construction of basic instruments for physics and chemistry laboratory activities. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

ELED 007. Ecology for Elementary School (Science Content), 3 units
This course is an introductory course on the general concepts and principles pertaining to the complex pattern of interaction between the physical environment and the biological communities on earth.  Emphasis is also given on the current environmental issues and concerns. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

ELED 008. Astronomy for Elementary School (Science Content ), 3 units
This course for non-science majors covers the various motions observed in the heavens and the fundamental physical laws that govern them.  The course also includes a discussion of the theories behind the formation of the solar system and other astronomical bodies. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

ELED 009. Advanced Algebra & Trigonometry for Elementary School (Math. Content), 3 units
The course provides a rigorous study of the fundamental concepts of functions leading to the study of Trigonometry and some of its practical applications. It includes the suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils. The intended approach is to blend important theoretical concepts and applications to enhance the students’ understanding of underlying concepts required for more advanced courses in mathematics. This course is pre-requisite to Analytic Geometry and Calculus.  The use of graphing calculators and computer algebra systems is highly encouraged.

ELED 010. Plane and Solid Geometry for Elementary School (Math Content), 3 units
The course is intended to provide the concepts and skills needed by students to consolidate their understanding of basic geometric principles, axioms, properties and theorems needed for elementary school mathematics. The course aims to provide a basic yet formal understanding of shapes and figures, their properties and applications in preparation for a course in Analytic Geometry. It includes the suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils. The use of graphing calculators and computer algebra systems is highly encouraged.

ELED 011. Analytic Geometry & Introductory Calculus for Elementary School (Math Content), 3 units
The course offers a broader and deeper understanding of mathematical principles needed by any prospective elementary school teacher of mathematics. It highlights the integration of geometric and algebraic concepts.  With a proper exposure to basic calculus concepts, teachers will gain more confidence in helping and guiding their students’ development of competitive skills in today’s highly technological society. The discipline of learning a calculus course allows prospective teachers to acquire higher order thinking skills that will enable them to implement any changes in the mathematics curriculum. It includes the suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils. The use of graphing calculators and computer algebra systems is highly encouraged.

ELED 012. Problem Solving for Elementary School (Math Content), 3 units
This course aims to provide future elementary teachers with a holistic experience of mathematical problem solving and investigations. Students of this course will go through the experience of formulating and posing problems and actual solving of both routine and non-routine mathematical problems. This will enable future teachers to guide and assist students to develop their problem solving abilities. The use of graphing calculators and computer algebra systems is highly encouraged.

ELED 013. Children’s Literature for Elementary School (English Content), 3 units

This course is a study of the world’s famous literature for children with the integration of the literature in the Holy Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy books. It includes a study on the basic principles in learning the theme and values necessary in developing Christian character. It allows the students to make an attempt in writing Christian literature.

ELED 014. Basic English Grammar for Elementary School (English Content), 3 units
This course provides a comprehensive review of English grammar from the structural point of view necessary for efficient teaching in the elementary school. This includes the suggested strategies in presenting subjects of study.

ELED 015. Basic Reading Skills for Elementary School (English Content), 3 units
This course enhances literal, interpretative and critical comprehension skills, including study skills of the education students. It includes the strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.


ELED 016. Basic Writing Skills for Elementary School (English Content), 3 units
This course enhances basic organizational, judgmental (i.e., audience, purpose, tone and structure considerations), and mechanical writing skills following the writing process. It includes strategies in teaching writing composition to elementary pupils.

ELED 017. Ang Panitikan ng Pililipinas para sa Elementarya (Filipino Content), 3 units
Sumasaklaw ito sa pag-aaral ng iba’t ibang anyo ng literature sa pamamagitan ng pagbasa sa ilang tekstong pampanitikan na hango sa iba’t ibang rehiyon ng Pilipinas at iba’t ibang panahon ng kasaysayan ng bayan.

ELED 018. Pagpapahalagang Pampanitikan para sa Elementarya (Filipino Content), 3 units
Nagbibigay kasanayan sa produksiyon ng mga malikhaing obra at sariling likha ng mga estudyante sa iba’t ibang midyum ng interpretasyon tulad ng sabayang pagbigkas, madulang pagbasa, reader’s/chamber theater, pantomina, aplikasyon ng multimedia, atbp.

ELED 019. Basic Geography 1 for Elementary School (Social Studies Content), 3 units
This study comprises knowledge of the earth’s surface and its physical and natural attributes, and its relation to society and development. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

ELED 020. Geography and Natural Resources of the Philippines for Elementary School (Social Studies Content), 3 units
This course is a study of the basic geographic features and regions of the Philippines to enable students to understand the different physical and cultural processes that were instrumental in shaping the country. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

ELED 021. Humanities Art Education, 3 units
This course is a study of the history of art education and a survey course designed to foster an intelligent appreciation of the arts through a coordinated study of fine arts. This study includes the suggested strategies in teaching the arts for the elementary school.

ELED 022. Foundations of MAPE for Elementary School (MAPE Content) 3 units
This study deals with the educational foundations of Physical Education, Art, Music and Health Education respectively. It covers the historical, philosophical, sociological and psychological theories and principles necessary to understand the bases for the various activities involved. This course interrelates with the different subjects into common understanding of its importance in the MAPE and in the life of a human being. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

ELED 023. Fundamental Course in Music (MAPE Content), 3 units
This course is designed for students of no or little music training and experience. This course provides a general knowledge of the foundations of music.

ELED 024. Home Economics and Livelihood Education for Elementary School (HELE Content), 3 units
This study deals with the fundamental understanding of family management and economics in the home which includes family budgeting and wise financial management. Family budgeting comprises preparation of balanced meals for the family and all other basic needs management of the family. Financial management includes the wise spending and earning of funds through conservation and recycling of raw materials. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

ELED 025. Values Education 1 – Personhood Development for Elementary School (MAPE Content), 3 units

The development of the human being’s potential toward an integrated self is the theme of this basic course. Positive self-concept and harmonious relationships that flow from the self to self, to others, to community and to God are developed through experiential sessions. Universal humaness and ethical principles guide personhood development vis-à-vis the conditions for living fully in the society. It includes suggested strategies in presenting the specific subject matter to the elementary pupils.

Special Topic Courses:

ELED 026. Seminar in Elementary Education, 3 units
This course helps the students clarify the value, mission, goals and objectives of Christian education and acquaints the students with the methods and techniques in teaching elementary school. This course includes learning the recording and completing school forms as required by the Department of Education. It also includes the comprehensive review of the basic education curriculum and the integrative teaching strategies. This course suffices the special topic course requirements of the Bachelor of Elementary Education curriculum laid by the Commission in Higher Education—The Value of Teaching in the Elementary School (1 unit), The Recording and Completing of School Forms (1 unit), The Review of Elem. School Content Areas with Integrative Teaching Strategies (1 unit).

ELED 027. Practice Teaching, 6 units
This course provides the student teaching opportunities to apply the principles and strategies in teaching and evaluating in actual teaching learning situations, and the utilization of appropriate teaching techniques and instructional materials. The course involves observation and participation in the professional on campus and of campus classroom situation.