Positions

Overview

  • Cora Brasfield Causey is an instructor in the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, working with teacher candidates pursuing Early Childhood and Elementary degrees. Her emphasis is on moral and intellectual development through best practice in early literacy, math, and science. A former kindergarten and first grade teacher, she also serves as the site director for an urban summer enrichment program. She is the founder and current director of the undergraduate Honors program, leading pre-service students in classroom research. As an Early Childhood leader she serves various local, state, and national groups. She enjoys serving on the national level as a Peer Reviewer for NAEYC Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs and NAEYC National Recognition and Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Flipping theory: Ways in which children’s experiences in the 21st century classroom can provide insight into the theories of Piaget and VygotskyInternational Journal of Early Childhood Education Care.  6:11-18. 2017
    2014 Extending the Global Dialogue About Media, Technology, Screen Time, and Young ChildrenChildhood Education.  90:182-191. 2014
    2013 My hands sing the blues: Romare Bearden's childhood journeyChildhood Education.  89:48-48. 2013
    2012 Through the eyes of constructivism: Teacher educators value thinking.Focus on Teacher Education.  12:8-10. 2012

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Causey’s current research involves Early Childhood Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), with an emphasis on physical knowledge activities that strengthen scientific reasoning in young children. She has completed this research both locally and abroad.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Causey's experience with teaching includes both undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Childhood Literacy, Math, Science, Assessment, Curriculum, Creative Experiences, Play, and Piaget and Perspectives in Learning. She especially enjoys her work with preservice and inservice teachers in the classroom setting.
  • Teaching Activities

  • ECE630 - Cognitive Curriculum ECE (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE633 - Soc and Emot Dev Young Child (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC415 - Learn Environment Positive Sup (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC515 - Learn Environment Positive Sup (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC672 - Piaget & Perspectives Learning (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE460 - Current Topics in ECE Assment (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE491 - Student Tch Early Childhood II (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC670 - Studying the Child in School (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC691 - Practicum in ECE/ELEM (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC695 - Prac Supervision in ECE/ELE (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE445 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE545 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE691 - Practicum Supervision in ECE (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE694 - Prac in Play (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC406 - Lang Arts in EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC506 - Lang Arts in EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC691 - Practicum in ECE/ELEM (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC694 - Field Study (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • EEC695 - Prac Supervision in ECE/ELE (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ECE630 - Cognitive Curriculum ECE (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE746 - Contemporary Issues in Sci Edu (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC672 - Piaget & Perspectives Learning (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE320 - Early Childhood Curr & Teach (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE460 - Current Topics in ECE Assment (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE491 - Student Tch Early Childhood II (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE494 - Field Wrk in Early Chldhd Educ (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC540 - Advanced Workshop in Education (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC691 - Practicum in ECE/ELEM (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC694 - Field Study (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE331 - Creat Learn Exp Young Child (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC671 - Creative and Affect Experience (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • EEC695 - Prac Supervision in ECE/ELE (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • ECE630 - Cognitive Curriculum ECE (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EEC672 - Piaget & Perspectives Learning (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • ECE445 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • ECE445 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • ECE690 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ECE410 - Organiz Program/Young Children (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • EDU210 - Writing/Speakng Skills Ed Prof (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2016
  • Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1992
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Birmingham-Southern College 1990
  • Awards And Honors

    Full Name

  • Cora Causey