Jul 05, 2022  
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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDC 315 - Best Practices for the Early Childhood Setting/Field Experience II

3 Cr. Hrs.
The teacher candidate continues the study of developmentally appropriate practices for children from birth to eight years of age. Topics include promoting child development and learning; building family and community relationships; observing, documenting, and assessing to support young children and families; using content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum; becoming an early childhood professional; and the utilization of technology to enhance learning. In addition, the teacher candidate will engage in the study and practice of instruction and both formal and informal assessment strategies that are culturally responsive and developmentally appropriate. The teacher candidates will gain knowledge in long-range planning and the composition of a unit work sample. The curriculum intentionally focuses on students who are English language learners. Field experience of 15 hours in a public school cooperating setting required of students seeking add-on certification. Students whose major program is Early Childhood Education must complete 40 hours in a public school cooperating setting.
Prerequisite(s): EDC 214  or EDC 215 , Admission to TEP, and Completion of Benchmark I.
The teacher candidate who completes twelve (12) hours in early childhood courses qualifies for add-on certification in Early Childhood Education. The courses required for add-on certification in Early Childhood Education are EDC 201 , EDC 215 , EDC 315 , and EDC 350 .



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