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ECE217 Supervised Field Experience

Lead Faculty: Dr. Susan B. Gilbert

Course Description

Successful Candidates have an opportunity of applying theory and practice into a child-centered curriculum which shows competence in selection of teaching strategies designed to create diverse developmentally appropriate, safe, healthy and learning environment in a preschool setting under supervision.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain various theoretical perspectives of developmentally appropriate methods which are essential in child-centered curriculum planning, teaching strategies, outdoor environments and relationships.
  • Design developmentally, linguistically and culturally appropriate child-centered lessons supporting health and safety, cognitive, language, social, emotional and physical growth.
  • Demonstrate reading, writing and speaking skills needed to effectively communicate with families and other professionals
  • Know ethical guidelines and professional standards related to early childhood education.
  • Select appropriate information from resources and technologies in producing presentations and developing child-centered curriculum.
  • Apply an interweaving of theory and practice into a child-centered curriculum which shows competence in selection of teaching strategies, outdoor environments and relationships designed to create a developmentally appropriate learning environment under supervision within a preschool setting.