PSYC 418

Early Childhood Studies Internship

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 24, 2002 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This internship is for students interested in working with young children. Students apply their knowledge and skills within an urban community-based program, school, or agency serving young children from birth through age eight. The site is chosen to meet individual student learning goals. Students are required to complete observations, plan activities and facilitate children's learning. Note: This course is reserved for Early Childhood Studies students.

Special information

Note: This course is reserved for Early Childhood Studies students. Grading is Pass/No credit only.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Create developmentally appropriate curriculum plans based on individual childrens needs and interests within the context of family, culture, and society.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use guidance and classroom management techniques to support the social and emotional development of young children.
  • Develop positive, collaborative relationships with colleagues, other professionals, and families and work effectively as a member of a professional team.
  • Document observations and demonstrate the ability to interpret and use assessment and screening results to make curriculum decisions and communicate with parents and professionals.