This seminar is for the student participating in field experience as a student teacher in early childhood development programs. The course covers positive guidance skills for use with infants, toddlers, and preschool and school-age children in group care settings. Students will develop skills in authentic assessment and portfolio development for children, positive communication skills for working with families, and professional responsibilities and involvement in the field. As part of the course, students will explore strategies for job search including resumes, professional portfolios and interviewing.

Prerequisite: CD 123, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 131 and 130 or 143 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better or “Pass”.
Corequisite: CD 133 or 150 or 170
Recommended Preparation: None
3 UNITS: 3 hours lecture