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CCOG for ECE 130A Winter 2022

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Course Number:
ECE 130A
Course Title:
Practicum Seminar 1
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Course Description

Reviews the introductory skills necessary for supporting the total development of children, ages 6 weeks to 6 years. Focuses on the role of the teacher in implementing a developmental program of early childhood education in two interdependent components: seminar and practicum. Prerequisites: ECE 120, ECE 121, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Corequisites: ECE 131A and ECE 133.

Addendum to Course Description

Participating students are expected to attend seminar as scheduled and on time, actively participate in all aspects of the seminar, and complete all required assignments for seminar.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Collect and represent basic documentation of standard achievement as specified in the NAEYC Standards for Initial Professional Preparation.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Assessed on assigned activities, discussions and assignments

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

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

  • Personal and Professional Practice         
  • Parent, Family, and Community Involvement         
  • Relationships with Children         
  • Observation and Guidance         
  • Environment and Curriculum
  • Management and Supervision.