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CCOG for ECE 130A Fall 2023

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

Reflects on 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 quality early childhood education program. Approved practicum application required. Prerequisites: ECE 120, ECE 121, ECE 124, and department permission, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Corequisites: ECE 131A and ECE 133.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Reflect on beginning level instructional strategies, interactions with children and families, and curriculum development based on experiences from the first term of practicum.

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