Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-307-174 057605 ECE: Introductory Practicum
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
DescriptionIn this 3-credit practicum course you will learn about and apply the course competencies in an actual early childhood setting. You will explore the standards for quality early childhood education, demonstrate professional behaviors, and meet the requirements for training in the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Portfolio
Course Competencies
  1. Analyze how WI Early Learning Standards provide a framework of guiding principles, developmental expectations, and program and performance standards to delineate the five developmental domains that embody delivery of quality education and care to young children
  2. Incorporate WI Early Learning Standards with the principles of developmentally appropriate practice, intentionality and the teaching cycle to examine child development
  3. Evaluate program integration of WI Early Learning Standards into the teaching cycle of Ongoing assessment, Planning and curriculum goals, and Implementation
  4. Identify specific goals and learning and assessment activities to promote the development of a focus child utilizing the WI Early Learning Standards
  5. Develop a plan for child learning utilizing the performance standards, developmental continuum and developmental domains from the WI Model Early Learning Standards that is based on experiential learning
  6. Explore the standards for quality early childhood education
  7. Demonstrate professional behaviors
  8. Practice positive interpersonal skills with children and adults
  9. Explore strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness and anti-bias perspectives.