ECE 2510 - Creative Art Activities for Young Children

Spring 2015 (Section #3051)

Online Course Information Page

Instructor: Patrice Thatcher
Phone: 541-261-1620

This course is offered completely online

Registered students: The course will be available beginning January 12, 2015. To access the course follow these instructions exactly:

Go to: and login using your user id and password.

Your user id is:

  • The first two letters of your first name +
  • The first two letters of your last name +
  • The last 5 digits of your student ID number

Please be sure to use lower case. EXAMPLE: John Smith’s user ID would be josm56789 (if his SID# was S00056789)

Your password is:

  • Month and Day of birth in school records
  • Example: Birthday is April 11, 1982 (04/11/82)
  • Password = 0411

Wait list students: Please email me at I will let you know as soon as possible if I will be able to add you.

Below you will find some information about the course – a full syllabus will be available in Etudes.

Required Text:There is no provided text. However a list of required materials is available at the link provided.

Required Supplies: High-speed Internet and email account and all materials on the list of Required Materials.

Prerequisites: There are no Prerequisites. ECE 1001 - Introduction to ECE Principles, Practices and Standards is an Advisory and is strongly recommended.

Catalog description: This course presents an overview of theory and practice in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate art experiences for young children. Study will emphasize the developmental process involved in children's art as well as the stages through which children move as they manipulate materials in creative art. The roles of Representational Competence, Sensory Exploration, and Self Expression are emphasized. (AA, CSU) Advisory: ECE 1001.