PCC/ CCOG / ECE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ECE 130C

Course Number:
ECE 130C
Course Title:
Practicum Seminar 3
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

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. Prerequisites: ECE 130B. Corequisite: ECE 131C or ECE 135.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  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.

Course Activities and Design

Actively participate in the seminar discussions and activities.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

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

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.