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 Course Title:   Practicum Seminar

 Title Abbreviation:   PRACTICUM SEMINAR

 Department:    ECED

 Course #:    223

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Discussion and critical analysis of student experiences in their various practicum placements. Attend a weekly seminar. Topics include program planning, classroom management, and parent contact.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: ECED 201 or department chair approval.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify personal strengths and weaknesses and develop a plan.
  2. Plan educational experiences for children that match their interest and developmental level.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.9 Apply and/or create problem-solving strategies to successfully adapt to unpredictable and/or changing environments.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.5 Adapt to and function effectively in communities and cultures different from one's own.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

Course Contents

  1. Self-evaluation.
    • Strengths.
    • Weaknesses.
    • Development of personal learning plan.
    • Review of ECE personal portfolio.
  2. Classroom management skills.
    • Children: direct, indirect.
    • Adults: direct, indirect.
  3. Program planning.
    • Curriculum.
    • Daily plans.
    • Weekly plans.