Department of
  Instruction and Teacher Education

Nancy Freeman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education

 Children's Center at USC and Child Development Research Center
University of South Carolina

Department of Instruction and Teacher Education

225 Child Development Research Center

1530 Wheat Street

Columbia, SC 20201

803-777-0549 (fax)

Curriculum Vitae


Interests and Projects

Selected Publications

Freeman, N. K. & Feeney, S.  The new face of early childhood education:  Who are we?  Where are we going?  Young Children,
61 (5), 10-16.
Ethics and the Early Childhood Educator: Using the NAEYC Code of Ethics
Available from NAEYC
Teaching the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct: An Activities Sourcebook
Available from NAEYC
November, 2004 Young Children: Thematic issue on the ethical dimensions of early childhood education.

A Constructivist in the Lecture Hall? Helping Pre-service Teachers Claim their Voice Teacher Development,2,(2).
Look to the East to Gain a New Perspective: Understand Cultural Differences, Appreciate Cultural Diversity 
Ethics and the Center Director - What Should a Good Director Do? Child Care Information Exchange 
Early Childhood Education as an Emerging Profession - Ongoing Conversations Child Care Information Exchange 

Service Learning in Preschool: An Intergenerational Project Involving Five-Year-Olds, Fifth Graders, and Senior Citizens. Early Childhood Education Journal, 28(4), 211-217.

Volume 1: The Campus Children's Center: Maintaining Standards While Inviting Research and Observation, by Nancy K. Freeman, Ph.D. Volume 2: Essays On ...

Course Information

 EDEC 340: The Young Child: Development, Care and Education Syllabus

Web resources that reflect my interests and professional work:

             National Association for the Education of Young Children

      particularly the Code of Ethical Conduct 

      and the Supplement for Adult Educators

      and the Supplement for Program Administrators

  National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators

            Zero to Three   

            Program for Infant/Toddler Care  

              National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers

            Project Approach       

             The Children's Literature Web Guide 

Research Guides and Indexes

     Children's Book Council

          A Checklist for Analyzing Bias in Children's Books

National Institute for Early Childhood Research

Children and Computers

ITE Homepage