BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

AECL-191 - Practicum II - 4.00 Credits

AECL-191 - Practicum II - 4.00 Credits

Course Details
Practicum II is an intermediate-level practicum. Learners are expected to progressively take on more responsibility in the second practicum. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating respect, acceptance, an attitude of inclusion, and professionalism. Learners will supervise small and large groups of children and apply developmentally appropriate guidance to children's behaviours while under the direction of a qualified supervisor. This course includes 120 hours in a practicum setting plus nine hours of practicum seminar where learners will reflect upon their practicum experience.
Part of the:
  • CAREER TRAINING (EDUCATION) Department
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week.
    Contact Hours: 120
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

    After working in the field, completing the assigned readings, carrying out the required activities, and participating in seminars, the learner will exhibit the following competencies and skills at the intermediate level and reflecting of both Aboriginal and mainstream culture:

  • Observe, monitor, and record children's behaviours.
  • Demonstrate respect, acceptance, an attitude of inclusion, and professionalism at all times.
  • Apply a variety of teaching methods to enhance children's development and learning.
  • Develop appropriate relationships with children, teachers, and parents while communicating professionally at all times.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply developmentally appropriate guidance of children's behaviours.
  • Supervise small and large groups of children under the guidance of the sponsor teacher.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate developmentally appropriate experiences for young children.
  • Apply principles of best practice and principles of inclusion when planning and implementing curriculum.
  • Reflect on personal growth and experience.
  • Achieve the required rating in all competencies connected to both AECE 190 and AECE 191 in the Child Care Sector Occupational Matrix for Aboriginal Early Childhood Education at the College of New Caledonia.
  • Text and Materials:
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 31, 2012.