ECE 133 : Practicum 1 in Early Childhood Education

Covers developing beginning level skills for working with children ages birth - 5 in a group setting. Includes the use of developmentally appropriate methods in recognizing and providing safe, responsive, and sanitary environments; using beginning-level guidance strategies; and acclimating to the field of early education.


WR 90 or equivalent placement.


Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Use an understanding of children’s characteristics and needs, from birth through age 5, in order to provide appropriate care and education.
  • Respond to children using an understanding of diverse family and community characteristics.
  • Use appropriate observation, documentation, and other assessment tools and approaches to support the development of children.
  • Engage in continuous, collaborative learning to inform practice.

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