2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Sep 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CS 550 - Supervised Practicum and Seminar

The seminar and practicum placement provides an opportunity for the student to apply theories of child development, both typical and atypical, apply current research with emphasis on cognitive, motor, social-emotional, communication, adaptive, and aesthetic development in learning situations, family and communal contexts. Students will plan and implement developmentally and individually appropriate curricula and instructional practices based on knowledge of individual children, the family and curricula goals and content. They will make specific adaptations for children who have learning/developmental needs or disabilities. Students will demonstrate appropriate uses of technology including adaptive and assistive technology as well as the selection of appropriate materials and equipment. During the seminar, students will reflect and engage in discussion on professional practices, analyze and evaluate field experiences, as they work with families and other professionals.

3 credits. Spring and Summer.
This course requires one full semester of student teaching with students birth - age 4.