Course description

This observation-based field placement experience introduces students to working with children in early learning settings. Students will observe children engaging in play and learning, examine the role of an Early Childhood Educator, and discuss the role of the environment while observing an inclusive early learning setting. Students will begin to identify the foundations and standards of practice as they develop skills in professionalism, observation, planning, and cultivating authentic relationships.   

Course details

Hours: 140
Credits: 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Starts: Jan. 10, 2024
Ends: Apr. 18, 2024
Day/Time: Wed. 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Tues. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Delivery: Hybrid
Campus: Waterloo
Cost: $300.00

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery