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Course Content and Outcomes Guide for ECE 130C Effective Fall 2021

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

Builds off the previous practicum and seminar experiences to review the advanced 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 130B, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Corequisites: ECE 131C and ECE 135.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Collect and represent documentation of standard achievement as specified in the NAEYC Standards for Initial Professional Preparation.
  2. Discuss working with children using appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities in a practicum setting.
  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

  • Assessed on assigned activities, discussions and assignments

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.