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Course Number:
ECE 131B
Course Title:
Practicum for Experienced Teachers 2
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Course Description

Improves and strengthens basic intermediate level skills for working with children ages birth-5 in a group setting at work sites. Includes the use of developmentally appropriate methods to support guidance and conflict resolution; schedule and routine planning; fundamental curriculum development; and environmental modification. Prerequisites: ECE 131A, (ECE 122I or ECE 123P), HEC 201 and Department permission, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Corequisites: ECE 130B.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Provide appropriate care and education to children from birth through age 5 using an understanding of children’s characteristics and needs.
  2. Interact with children appropriately and effectively using an understanding of diverse family characteristics.
  3. Support the development of children using appropriate observation, documentation, and other assessment tools and approaches.

Course Activities and Design

Actively participate in seminar discussions and activities.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Review collected materials for a professional portfolio documenting achievement of the NAEYC Standards for Initial Professional Preparation.

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