ECE 298 - Practicum and Seminar
Provides student with a final opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge and skills acquired throughout the Early Child Education Curriculum. The student is placed in an approved early childhood program for actual teaching experiences with young children ages 3-5. The supervising instructor completes a formal observation and evaluation of the student every other week. A professional portfolio will be completed. The practicum experience requires the student to be in the early childhood classroom 16 hours per week for 14 weeks during the semester. In addition, a weekly three-hour seminar is required. Seminar coursework relates directly to the student teaching experience and to additional topics/trends in ECE as they relate to the developing early childhood professional. Clear background check is requires. Registration is required two weeks prior to the beginning of classes. May not be repeated.
Prerequisites: ECE 201 and ECE 203 and EDU 210 all with a “C” or better and permission of the Department Chair
Credits: 5(Lec: 3 Lab: 2)
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