ECE190N : Practicum I

This course will provide students with an experiential learning opportunity during which the student will be actively involved in all aspects of the children's learning. Emphasis will be placed on the student learner's interactions with the children, parents, and professionals that will be encountered in the experience as well as various theories in child development, curriculum, observation and environment planning. The student will apply and integrate the skills, theories, and knowledge base acquired in the pre-requisite course work. The student will participate in an approved, field based, licensed early childhood setting for 125 hours under the supervision of an experienced and degreed early childhood teacher. The course addresses all five of the NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation.