Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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EDU300 Practicum 1: Early Childhood

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course has two components, a seminar and a field practicum. It is designed to provide prospective teachers with opportunities to study under the auspices of experienced cooperating teachers at the early years level. This initial expe­rience requires students to develop and demonstrate competence in focused observation, instructional planning, classroom teaching, and other collaborative and professional practices meeting the needs of a diverse student population. A minimum of 60 hours practicum is required.

Note: To be placed in schools, students must have a cumulative GPA in major courses that meet graduation requirements.