Advanced Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings - CHD 265 at Virginia Peninsula Community College

Effective: 2018-08-01

Course Description

Focuses on implementation of activity planning and observation of children through participation in early childhood settings. Emphasizes responsive teaching practices and assessment of children's development. Reviews legal and ethical implications of working with children. Supports the student in creating a professional educational portfolio. Includes 40 hours of field placement in early learning setting.
Seminar 2 hours. Field Placement 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

To provide students with a field experience, focusing on teaching practices and child observation skills. Students will participate with different age groups, and will develop and implement learning activities for children.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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