sap course 1429800204

Course Code & Number:

ECE 481

Course Title:

Student Teaching in Early Childhood Education I

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(1+8+0) 5 TEDU Credits, 10 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Independent student teaching experience with children ages between zero and five in different early childhood education programs. Instructional planning. Design of learning environments. Assessment of learning. Provision of parent involvement. Participation in professional development activities. (The language of instruction in this course is both Turkish and English)

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Senior
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Tyminski, C. (2010). Your early childhood practicum and student teaching experience: Guidelines for success. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill 2. Student Teaching Handbook, TED University Faculty of Education
Extended Description: 

Getting ready for student teaching. Working with students, school personnel and families. Independent student teaching experience with children ages between zero and three in different early childhood education programs. Instructional planning. Design of learning environments. Assessment of learning. Provision of parent involvement. Participation in professional development activities. Personal goals as an early childhood teacher. Reflection on student teaching experience.

Design Content: 

N/A

Computer Usage: 
N/A
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. plan developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children ages between zero and three in early childhood education programs
2. demonstrate knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum for children ages between zero and three
3. demonstrate knowledge of content areas for early childhood education
4. demonstrate knowledge of child development in practice with children ages between zero and three
5. demonstrate ability to facilitate learning during free choice, structured, learning center activities, and group activities
6. utilize developmentally appropriate instructional strategies to teach children ages between zero and three
7. integrate interdisciplinary perspectives to early childhood teaching
8. interact effectively with young children ages between zero and three
9. demonstrate ability to show respect for individual and cultural differences
10. collaborate, as an early childhood teacher, effectively with colleagues, parents, families, and community
11. employ multiple assessment techniques to monitor learning and instruction in a preschool setting
12. document children’s development and learning experiences in a presechool setting
13. apply professional and ethical guidelines to early childhood teaching
14. identify several professional development goals, based on evaluation of performance as an early childhood teacher

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Scaffolding/Coaching
Demonstrating
Problem Solving
Collaborating
Video Presentations
Hands-on Activities
Web Searching

Student Workload:

Observation
70
hrs
Hands-on Work
70
hrs
Resource Review
40
hrs
Report on a Topic
20
hrs
Case Study Analysis
20
hrs
Oral Presentation
6
hrs

Prepared By:

Sühendan Er

Revised By:

sap_editor