Positions

Overview

  • Cora Brasfield Causey is an assistant professor in the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She designs and delivers professional learning in early literacy, math, and science for practicing and preservice early childhood educators. Her research is focused on scientific reasoning in young children and builds on the work of Dr. Constance Kamii and her book, Physical Knowledge in Preschool Education. 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
    2020 Using student generated questions to foster twenty-first century learning: International collaboration in Uganda.Excellence in Education.  9:57-84. 2020
    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

    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

  • ECE320 - Early Childhood Curr & Teach (Fall Term 2021)
  • ECE320 - Early Childhood Curr & Teach (Summer Term 2018)
  • ECE331 - Creat Learn Exp Young Child (Spring Term 2022)
  • ECE331 - Creat Learn Exp Young Child (Summer Term 2018)
  • ECE331 - Creat Learn Exp Young Child (Summer Term 2021)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2013)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2013)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2014)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Fall Term 2014)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2013)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2013)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2014)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2014)
  • ECE390 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Summer Term 2018)
  • ECE410 - Organiz Program/Young Children (Fall Term 2013)
  • ECE410 - Organiz Program/Young Children (Fall Term 2021)
  • ECE410 - Organiz Program/Young Children (Spring Term 2022)
  • ECE445 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2014)
  • ECE445 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2015)
  • ECE445 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2019)
  • ECE446 - Comm Arts/Reading Young Child (Spring Term 2021)
  • ECE460 - Current Topics in ECE Assment (Summer Term 2018)
  • ECE460 - Current Topics in ECE Assment (Summer Term 2019)
  • ECE460 - Current Topics in ECE Assment (Summer Term 2020)
  • ECE491 - Student Tch Early Childhood II (Summer Term 2018)
  • ECE491 - Student Tch Early Childhood II (Summer Term 2019)
  • ECE491 - Student Tch Early Childhood II (Summer Term 2020)
  • ECE494 - Field Wrk in Early Chldhd Educ (Summer Term 2018)
  • ECE545 - Young Children: Math/Sci/SS (Spring Term 2019)
  • ECE546 - Comm Arts/Reading Young Child (Spring Term 2021)
  • ECE630 - Cognitive Curriculum ECE (Fall Term 2017)
  • ECE630 - Cognitive Curriculum ECE (Fall Term 2018)
  • ECE630 - Cognitive Curriculum ECE (Fall Term 2019)
  • ECE631 - Programs for Young Children (Fall Term 2021)
  • ECE631 - Programs for Young Children (Spring Term 2022)
  • ECE633 - Soc and Emot Dev Young Child (Fall Term 2019)
  • ECE633 - Soc and Emot Dev Young Child (Spring Term 2020)
  • ECE633 - Soc and Emot Dev Young Child (Spring Term 2021)
  • ECE690 - Prac in Early Childhood Educ (Spring Term 2014)
  • ECE691 - Practicum Supervision in ECE (Spring Term 2019)
  • ECE691 - Practicum Supervision in ECE (Spring Term 2021)
  • ECE694 - Prac in Play (Spring Term 2019)
  • ECE746 - Contemporary Issues in Sci Edu (Fall Term 2018)
  • ECE792 - Directed Readings in Research (Summer Term 2021)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Fall Term 2015)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Fall Term 2016)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Fall Term 2017)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Fall Term 2020)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2016)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2017)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2018)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2019)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2020)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Spring Term 2022)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Summer Term 2015)
  • EDH491 - Honors: Education Research (Summer Term 2016)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Fall Term 2015)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Fall Term 2016)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Fall Term 2017)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Fall Term 2020)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2016)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2017)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2018)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2019)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2020)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Spring Term 2022)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Summer Term 2016)
  • EDH492 - Honors: Educ Service Project (Summer Term 2017)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2015)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2016)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2017)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2018)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2019)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2020)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2020)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2016)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2017)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2017)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2018)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2020)
  • EDR440 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2021)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2014)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2015)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2016)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2017)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2018)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2019)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Fall Term 2020)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2015)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2016)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2017)
  • EDR540 - Developmental Reading I (Spring Term 2018)
  • EDU210 - Writing/Speakng Skills Ed Prof (Fall Term 2011)
  • EEC300 - Child Dev/Family Relationships (Spring Term 2020)
  • EEC302 - Expressive Arts (P-6) (Summer Term 2021)
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2011)
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2013)
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2011)
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2012)
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2013)
  • EEC405 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2014)
  • EEC406 - Lang Arts in EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC415 - Learn Environment Positive Sup (Fall Term 2019)
  • EEC415 - Learn Environment Positive Sup (Spring Term 2020)
  • EEC415 - Learn Environment Positive Sup (Spring Term 2021)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2018)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2019)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2020)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2020)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2021)
  • EEC494 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Summer Term 2020)
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2011)
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Fall Term 2013)
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2011)
  • EEC505 - Children's Lit in EC and Elem (Spring Term 2012)
  • EEC506 - Lang Arts in EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC515 - Learn Environment Positive Sup (Fall Term 2019)
  • EEC540 - Advanced Workshop in Education (Summer Term 2018)
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2018)
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2019)
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Fall Term 2020)
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017)
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2017)
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC594 - Field Work EC and Elem Edu (Summer Term 2020)
  • EEC670 - Studying the Child in School (Summer Term 2019)
  • EEC671 - Creative and Affect Experience (Summer Term 2018)
  • EEC671 - Creative and Affect Experience (Summer Term 2021)
  • EEC672 - Piaget & Perspectives Learning (Fall Term 2017)
  • EEC672 - Piaget & Perspectives Learning (Fall Term 2018)
  • EEC672 - Piaget & Perspectives Learning (Fall Term 2019)
  • EEC672 - Piaget & Perspectives Learning (Summer Term 2021)
  • EEC691 - Practicum in ECE/ELEM (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC691 - Practicum in ECE/ELEM (Summer Term 2018)
  • EEC691 - Practicum in ECE/ELEM (Summer Term 2019)
  • EEC691 - Practicum in ECE/ELEM (Summer Term 2021)
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Fall Term 2019)
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Summer Term 2018)
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Summer Term 2019)
  • EEC694 - Field Study (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC694 - Field Study (Summer Term 2018)
  • EEC695 - Prac Supervision in ECE/ELE (Spring Term 2018)
  • EEC695 - Prac Supervision in ECE/ELE (Spring Term 2019)
  • EEC695 - Prac Supervision in ECE/ELE (Spring Term 2020)
  • EEC695 - Prac Supervision in ECE/ELE (Summer Term 2019)
  • 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