Course Number:
ECE 135
Transcript Title:
Practicum 2
Aug 09, 2022
Aug 17, 2022
Total Credits:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture / Lab Hours:
Lab Hours:
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement:
Satisfies General Education requirement:
Grading Options
Default Grading Options
Repeats available for credit:

ECE 130B
ECE 134
ECE 234
ECE 235
ECE 236
HE 262


HEC 202


ECE 130C

Course Description

Develops advanced intermediate level skills for working with children ages birth through eight years in a group setting. Includes the use of developmentally and culturally appropriate methods to support guidance and conflict resolution; development, implementation, and evaluation of environments and curriculum; and facilitation of classroom management. Continues the required Practicum (student teaching) component of the program. Develops skills in working with children in a group setting using developmentally appropriate methods. Prerequisites: ECE 130B, ECE 134, ECE 234, ECE 235, ECE 236, HE 262; Prerequisite/concurrent: HEC 202; Corequisite: ECE 130C.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand the multiple influences on early development and learning in order to support young children and families.
  2. Engage families and communities in the education of young children through respectful, reciprocal relationships.
  3. Use assessment partnerships with families and professional colleagues to build effective learning environments for young children.
  4. Use a broad repertoire of developmentally appropriate teaching/learning approaches to support young children’s learning.
  5. Use knowledge of appropriate early learning standards, and other resources to design, implement, and evaluate developmentally meaningful and challenging curriculum for individual children.
  6. Apply knowledgeable, reflective, and critical perspectives on early education to caregiving practices with young children birth - 5 years

Suggested Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessments will include:  self-evaluation of progress toward Practicum standards, conferences with mentoring team, tasks and activities for Practicum 3, continued refinement of practicum portfolio standards for Practicum 3

Course Activities and Design

The determination of teaching strategies used in the delivery of outcomes is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: lecture, small group/forum discussion, flipped classroom, dyads, oral presentation, role play, simulation scenarios, group projects, service learning projects, hands-on lab, peer review/workshops, cooperative learning (jigsaw, fishbowl), inquiry based instruction, differentiated instruction (learning centers), graphic organizers, etc.

Course Content

Students will acquire and demonstrate skills and abilities relating to the following Associate Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation:

  • Promoting child development and learning
  • Building family and community relationships
  • Observing, documenting, and assessing to support young children and families
  • Teaching and learning
  • Becoming a professional

Department Notes

NAEYC Professional Standards & Competencies for Early Childhood Educators:

#4 - Developmentally, Culturally, & Linguistically Appropriate Teaching Practices

#5 - Knowledge, Application, & Integration of Academic Content in the Early Childhood Curriculum

Oregon Registry Core Knowledge Categories:

LEC - Learning Environments & Curriculum (10 hours)

FCS - Families & Community Systems (10 hours - pending)