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ECED 192 - Early Childhood Education Practicum II

4 CR

Develop and implement a research project applied to an early childhood setting, and create a professional teaching portfolio. Related topics include: activity planning, developing teaching resources, and making positive connections with young children.

Prerequisite(s): ECED 191  with a ‘C’ or better and permission of Instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of developmentally appropriate practices through working in a classroom for young children, under supervision of a mentor teacher.
  • Demonstrate the ability to facilitate children’s learning during individual, small and large group play-based activities, with sensitivity to individual and group needs.
  • Demonstrate techniques for communicating effectively with young children, using positive guidance techniques, and sensitivity to individual differences.
  • Document children’s experiences and learning in a format that can be shared with children, colleagues, and families.
  • Design and implement a research project with practical application to an early childhood education setting. 
  • Develop a professional portfolio documenting understanding of the NAEYC Core Standards for Teachers of Young Children.
  • Demonstrate understanding and respect for professional and ethical guidelines for early childhood educators.

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