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Sinclair College

ECE 2301 Early Childhood Education Practicum

Coordinated practicum experience in an assigned program of early education and care. Weekly seminar. Written application required one semester in advance. Two classroom, twenty-one practicum hours per week.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Education
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Demonstrate professionalism, ethics and legal responsibilities in a program of early education and care; and identify opportunities for professional development.
  • Demonstrate early childhood education practices and skills that support each child and their family.
  • Provide developmentally appropriate learning opportunities in healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging environments that promote development of each child.
  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate and individualized curriculum utilizing a variety of instructional practices, materials and environments.
  • Use continuum of observation/assesment methods to plan and individualize curriculum and teaching practices to support development of each child.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of early childhood education practices and skills that support diverse family and community characteristics.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 21