May 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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EDUC 1113 - Early Childhood Field Experience

Credit Hours: 2 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 2
Prerequisite(s): EDUC 2333 - Child Growth and Development , ECDT 1113 - Essential Elements of Child Care , EDUC 1013 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education ; Acceptance into the ECDT program
This course introduces the student to the process of observing and assessing young children in early childhood educational settings through 30 (thirty) hours of active observation. The course will cover various observation methods, as well as the importance of utilizing various strategies of documenting observations for assessment purposes and curriculum planning. Students practice observing, documenting, and completing assessment tools prior to being placed in the field where required to carry out the observation and assessment process using appropriate documentation and interacting with developmental assessment tools for young children. Students are assigned to licensed, quality childcare centers for this field experience. Offered in fall, spring, and summer



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