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Effective Term:
Winter 2015 through Summer 2018
Course Number:
ECE 130A
Course Title:
Practicum Seminar 1
Credit Hours:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture/Lab Hours:
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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.

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 successful completion 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

Students Will:

  • Actively participate in seminar discussions and activities. 
  • Develop a Competency Portfolio which documents their completion of the competencies for Practicum I and II. 
  • Complete a progress journal.

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.