Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Practicum & Seminar

 Title Abbreviation:   PRACTICUM & SEMINAR

 Department:    ECED

 Course #:    223

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    5.5

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Practical application of education coursework in the Birth-3rd Grade classroom setting. Attend a weekly seminar and work with children in a public or private school setting under the direct supervision of a Bachelor's level staff member or teacher. Experiences will include supporting and assisting in instructional and other services to children, youth and their families.


Prerequisite: Department chair permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 99

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify personal strengths and weaknesses for a specific education position.
  2. Assist, support and work as an educational team member in a specific class or program.
  3. Implement educational plans for specific children and groups of children.
  4. Make appropriate behavior management decisions for specific children.
  5. Implement educational plans under the direction of a Bachelor's level teacher for children's cognitive, social, emotional, physical, language and motor experiences in the classroom.
  6. Participate in individual educational planning meetings for specific children.
  7. Demonstrate professionalism and adherence to professional standards in interactions with children, school staff and families.
  8. PROGRAM OUTCOME: Use effective teaching strategies that adapt and change to meet student´┐Żs needs.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Developmentally appropriate teaching strategies.
  2. Differentiated instruction.
  3. Child and classroom behavior management skills.
  4. Program planning and implementation as an education team member.
  5. Professionalism and adherence to legal requirements.
  6. Role of various education positions in individual education planning meetings.