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Advanced Practicum Seminar 2

Course Number: ECE 260B
Transcript Title: Advanced Practicum Seminar 2
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: December 19, 2014
Total Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 30
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default)

Prerequisites

ECE 260A

Corequisites

ECE 265

Course Description

Refines skills necessary for supporting the total development of children, ages 6 weeks to 6 years, in a group setting and to integrate child development theory and practice in two interdependent components: seminar and field work experience. Department permission required. Prerequisites: ECE 260A. Corequisites: ECE 265.

Intended Outcomes

  1. Collect and represent advanced 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 in the field.
  3. Integrate knowledge of child development and learning; family and community relationships; observation, documentation, and assessment; developmentally effective approaches; the use of content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum; and professionalism.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Develop and present a professional portfolio documenting achievement of the NAEYC Standards for Initial Professional Preparation using a Technical Skills Assessment rubric.

Course Activities and Design

Students Will:

  • Actively participate in seminar discussions and activities.
  • Develop and present a professional portfolio documenting achievement of the NAEYC Standards for Initial Professional Preparation.
  • Examine developmental learning theories and describe how these theories explain the way children learn.
  • Using child development knowledge and observation/assessment techniques create developmentally appropriate plans for the group of children with whom they are working.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Students will reflect on and discuss the theories, practices, skills, and abilities relating to:

  • 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