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ECE. 366 Practicum in Early Childhood Education

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Course Description

A demonstration of developmentally appropriate early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision. Students utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children and families. Child-centered, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, assessment, and knowledge of curriculum content are emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. Meets the supervised teaching requirement for the CA State Child Development Teaching Permit and provides student teaching experience in qualified settings that serves children from infancy through middle childhood.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 16-18
  • Field Experience hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 32-36
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: ECE. 201 or ECE. 901 or PSYC 201 and ECE. 210 or ECE. 910 and ECE. 211 or ECE. 911 and ECE. 212 or ECE. 912 and ECE. 333 or ECE. 933 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
C-ID: ECE 210