PCC/ CCOG / ECE

Course Content and Outcome Guide for ECE 260B

Course Number:
ECE 260B
Course Title:
Advanced Practicum Seminar 2
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

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 for the course

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  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 work 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.

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.

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 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 knowledge to build meaningful curriculum;
  • Professionalism.