Early Childhood Education Developmentally Appropriate Practices Practicum

Early Childhood Education Developmentally Appropriate Practices Practicum
Intitial practicum with young children in designing an Early Childhood curriculum based on a knowledge of child development that meets children's individual learning needs and address contextual factors in the child's life experience.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 8.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesECE 202; ECE 331 concurrently.
 NoteDue to enrollment constraints, ECE 332 may not be retaken to improve a grade unless approved by the Child and Family Studies Laboratory Steering Committee.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ECE 332
Course Outcomes

PreK/K Practicum in Early Childhood

The practicum student will:

  • observe and reflect with the intent to improve practice.
  • use child guidance strategies to effectively support children's learning.
  • design lessons, provide instruction, and implement appropriate assessments.
  • apply knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices to support children's development and learning.
  • demonstrate appropriate professional behaviors and dispositions (e.g., dress and grooming, attendance and punctuality, positive interactions with mentors, peers, parents, and children, and commitment to the profession).