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Practicum Seminar 3

Course Number: ECE 130C
Transcript Title: Practicum Seminar 3
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: December 19, 2014
Total Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 20
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default)

Prerequisites

ECE 130B

Corequisites

ECE 135

Course Description

Reviews skills necessary for supporting the total development of children, ages 6 weeks to 6 years, focusing on the role of the teacher in implementing a developmental program of early childhood education in two interdependent components: seminar and practicum. Prerequisite: ECE 130B. Corequisite: ECE 135.

Intended Outcomes

  1. Collect and represent documentation of standard achievement as specified in the NAEYC Standards for Initial Professional Preparation.
  2. Use the knowledge, skills, and abilities acquired in pre‐and co‐requisite coursework to discuss working with children.
  3. Integrate knowledge of child development and learning; family and community relationships; observation, documentation, and assessment; developmentally effective approaches; the use of content to build meaningful curriculum; and professionalism.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Review collected materials for a professional portfolio documenting achievement of the NAEYC Standards for Initial Professional Preparation.

Course Activities and Design

  • Actively participate in seminar discussions and activities.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Integrating knowledge of child development and learning
  • Family and community relationships
  • Observation, documentation, and assessment
  • Developmentally effective approaches
  • The use of content to build meaningful curriculum
  • Professionalism