Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog
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ECED& 120 - ECE Practicum 1-Nurturing Relationships

Credits: 2
In an early learning setting, engage in establishing nurturing, supportive relationships with all children and professional peers. Focus on children’s health & safety, promoting growth & development, and creating a culturally responsive environment.

Course Fee: $10.00

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Describe the characteristics of nurturing relationships built between teachers and children.
  2. Practice ideals of professionalism in work with children, families and peers.
  3. Recognize cultural responsiveness when observing professionals and programs.
  4. Identify practices that promote health, safety, growth and development of children.

Program Outcomes
  1. Use developmental milestones and observations of children’s behavior as a foundation for planning appropriate activities.
  2. Advocate for strategies that promote the cultural diversity of children, families and their communities.
  3. Demonstrate effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication
  4. Discuss current issues and trends in early childhood education.
  5. Identify typical and atypical growth and development (cognitive, linguistic, motor, and social).
  6. Positively support children’s whole development.
  7. Display a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job
  8. Develop rapport and contribute to the work environment as a member of the instructional team.
  9. Practice ethical and professional standards of conduct
  10. Comply with laws (such as IDEA, Section 504, ADA), workplace policies, and procedures in relation to confidentiality, reporting of abuse, discipline, chain of command and delegation and supervision.


College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.



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