ECAE 7121T Seminar and Student Teaching Practicum I in Early Childhood Education
15 hours seminar; at least 150 hours student teaching/semester; 3 credits
Advanced course in student teaching. Opportunity for extensive participation in teaching and school activities. Hours to be arranged. Students who hold an Initial Certificate in Childhood Education or in Special Subjects must complete at least 150 hours of student teaching in Education 7121T in order to qualify for the Professional Certificate in Early Childhood Education. Students who do not hold an Initial Certificate in Early Childhood Education or Childhood Education or in Special Subjects must complete at least 150 hours of student teaching in Education 7121T and an additional 150 hours of student teaching in Education 7122T in two of the following age groups: preschool, kindergarten, or grades one and two. All students must have experience with all three age groups through the combined field experience and student teaching practica.
Prerequisite: Early Childhood and Art Education 7101T; 7102T; 7100T; 7104T; 7111T or 7115T; 7116Tor 7108T or 7105T or 7106T or 7109T; 7107T and a cumulative graduate education index of 3.0 or higher.