E-Learning Course Information for Students

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TitlePortfolio Development and Supervised Work Experience
Course NumberEEC 1319
DepartmentEarly Childhood Education - Social Sciences
Text/MaterialsPlease refer to the GCSC Bookstore website http://doresstore.gulfcoast.edu/ for the most recent textbook information.

DescriptionCourse Begins March 3, 2021 and Ends May 7, 2021.

Prerequisite/Corequisite: EEC1701. This course is designed to provide students with learning opportunities related to demonstration of written competencies for children ages birth to five years, in the functional areas of early childhood education. This course requires the successful completion of a portfolio providing validation of teacher core competencies. In addition, this course requires the successful completion of an on-site observation of student"s competency levels in each of the designated functional areas. Students must also demonstrate a current pediatric first aid and CPR certification at the completion of this course. Students who are not working in an early learning setting will need to successfully complete 480 hours of valid work experience with children ages birth to five years. This course will support students in attaining the educational requirements for the Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) and/or the national Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).
InstructorLynne Eldridge
Instructor Emailmeldridge@gulfcoast.edu or contact instructor through Canvas
Instructor Phone850-769-1551 ex: 3825 (Dept. Phone)
On-Campus and Testing RequirementsOnline classes may require proctored exams which can be taken for free at any GCSC campus or with the use of testing software for online exams. Please CLICK HERE to make your test appointment.
Additional Meeting Dates:
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 5:01pm-6:00pm in the Social Sciences Building, Room 206 (SS 206)
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 5:01pm-6:00 pm in SS 206
Note: CCAF designation identifies courses approved for military GEM program
American Disability Statement:
Any student who feels she or he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 850-872-3834 or in the Student Union East room 59. The Office of Disability Support Services will coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.