SEED 579: Early Childhood Practicum

This course provides an opportunity for child development permit candidates placed in practicum sites to explore the relationship between theory and practice. Developmental issues, the role of the early childhood educator, and the relationships between programs and families will be examined. Child development permit candidates will explore and practice techniques for the observation and recording of behavior, examine environments; and plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate, culturally relevant practices for your children.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 200 or equivalent; LEDU 335 or equivalent; LEDU 356 or SEED 556, LEDU 357 or SEED 557, LEDU 358 or SEED 558, and LEDU 359 or SEED 559.
Notes(s): Early Childhood permit candidates must pass this course with a grade of “B-” or higher. Valid Certificate of Clearance and negative TB test results required for practicum. Lecture/Lab Hours: A 75-hour fieldwork practicum component is required. Grade Mode: A.
Credit(s): 3.