ECAE 4021 Seminar and Comprehensive Student Teaching II: General and Special Education
3 hours seminar, supervised teaching (at least 225 hours/semester); 5 credits
Methodology and curriculum development in early childhood settings, birth to grade 2. Integrated curriculum in early childhood settings, with a focus on culturally and linguistically diverse, urban settings. Teachers as researchers; development of a reflective approach to teaching and assessing a diverse child population, including children with special needs and English language learners. Families and communities in early childhood education. Development of teaching portfolio. Students who have completed at least 225 hours of student teaching in Education 4020 in preschool, kindergarten, or grades 1 and 2, must complete the student teaching requirements for this course in a second age level. Open only to students who have completed all required Early Childhood Art Education courses with a grade point average of 3.00 or higher, and a grade point average of 2.80 or higher in a minimum of 60 credits in liberal arts and sciences courses.
Prerequisite: Early Childhood and Art Education 2003, 2004, 3101, 3102, 3103, 3104, 3105, 3106, 3107 and 3108.