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ECED 210 - Practicum 4 Diverse Abilities

Practicum 4 consists of 200 hours of guided, supervised experience in a licensed early learning, inclusive program. Emphasis is on developing skills and knowledge necessary to provide quality care and learning opportunities for children and families. It includes both theory and developmentally appropriate practice, including programming and guiding and caring for children.


Credits:  4


Hours: 215 (Seminars and Tutorials: 15;  Practicum Hours: 200)


Total Weeks:  15


ECED 111 Practicum 3

ECED 215 Curriculum 4 Working with Children with Diverse Abilities


Non-Course Prerequisites: 



ECED 203A Development 3 Infant and Toddlers
ECED 207 Curriculum 3 Infant and Toddlers
ECED 215 Curriculum 4 Working with Children with Diverse Abilities
ECEC 203 Early Learning Framework


Course Content:
- Educational Basis for Early Intervention
- Developmentally Appropriate Practice
- Assessment Procedures
- Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSPs)
- The Learning Environment
- Materials, Learning Centers, and Integrated Thematic Units
- Child Guidance
- Documenting and Reporting Progress of Children

- Supported Child Care


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course students will demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, abilities and, attitudes as they apply to working with children with diverse abilities:
- Describe the emerging collaboration and common foundation between early childhood education and early childhood special education
- Demonstrate competency in observing, planning, implementing, and evaluating developmentally appropriate experiences for children who require extra support
- Identify and respond respectfully to diversity within the environment
- Demonstrate practice that adheres to the ECEBC Code of Ethics
- Evaluate personal and professional growth, according to the established competencies
- Set measurable goals for further professional growth


Grading System:  Letters


Passing Grade:  C (60%) 


Percentage of Individual Work:  100


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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