EARL263G Internship-Early Childhood

Students apply, analyze, and synthesize their knowledge of children's development and learning within the context of cultural, linguistic, and ability diversity. They create and implement standards-based learning experiences and aesthetic environments that integrate all curricular areas within the Art as a Way of Learning (AWL) framework. Students use evidence based practices emphasizing Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Students assess children's learning and build reciprocal partnerships with families and professionals; they use community resources to support children's growth and development. This course requires 2 hour weekly seminar class for 15 weeks and 150 hours (10 hrs/wk) of field experiences (lab) in programs serving children Pre-K to Grade 4; hours must be spread over three mornings. Early childhood program must be a licensed family group, center, Head Start, faith-based, pre-k or nursery school setting. The course is designated as a writing intensive course. Students are required to do action research and develop a Program Assessment Portfolio. Additional course fees: $13.00. Child Abuse Registry, Criminal Background Check, and FBI clearances are required. Also available through Online Learning. Video/DVD documentation of student teaching required (online students). Prereq.- EARL 106,107,126,128, 208, 216, 217 all with a grade of C or better and ENGL 101C. Coreq.- EARL 218, EARL 244.


3 credits


(C in EARL106 and C in EARL107 and C in EARL126 and C in EARL128 and C in EARL208 and C in EARL216 and C in EARL217 and D in ENGL101C)


(C in EARL218 and C in EARL244)