HDEV 0010. Practicum/Field Experience in Early Childhood Education

Units: 4.5
Prerequisite: Completion of HDEV 3 and 5 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: Completion of HDEV 25 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 144 (54 lecture, 90 laboratory)
Planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate and intentional early childhood teaching competencies under guided supervision. Students will utilize practical classroom experiences to make connections between theory and practice, develop professional behaviors, and build a comprehensive understanding of children. Child centered and interest based, play-oriented approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment; and knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum in content areas emphasized as student teachers design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all young children. Ninety supervised teaching hours outside of the classroom are required. (C-ID ECE 210) (CSU)