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EDU284

Early Child Capstone Practicum

This course is designed to allow students to apply skills in a three-star (minimum) or NAEYC accredited or equivalent, quality early childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on designing, implementing and evaluating developmentally appropriate activities and environments for all children; supporting/involving families; and modeling reflective and professional practices. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate plans/assessments, appropriate guidance techniques and ethical/professional behaviors as indicated by assignments and onsite faculty visits. This course emphasizes evidence-based practices and strategies that support all children and families as well as 160 hours of practicum within an early childhood classroom.

Lecture Hours: 

1.00

Lab Hours: 

9.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Prerequisites: 

EDU 119, EDU 144, EDU 145, EDU 146, and EDU 151

Corequisites: 

DRE 098

This course is part of these programs of study: