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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
Prerequisites: ECE. 201 or PSYC 201 and ECE. 210 and ECE. 211 and ECE. 212 and ECE. 333 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU
C-ID: ECE 210