Aug 12, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EEC 2318 - Program Orientation with Portfolio Development

(1 Credit Hour)

This course is the prerequisite course for admission to the Baccalaureate of Science in Early Childhood Education (BS ECE) program.  In this course students will be introduced to the requirements of the BS ECE Program including:  methods for success in web-based courses, professional standards for written assignments, ethical standards for childcare workers, collection and organization of documentation and artifacts for a professional portfolio. Expectations and strategies for successful program completion will be presented. Careers in child care will be explored. Documentation of 155 hours of volunteer or work experience with children ages birth through 4 years is required. Students will receive guidance for collecting and compiling the evidence required for a professional portfolio following Florida Department of Teacher Education and Department of Children and Families recommendations.

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