ECE 411 Professional Practice, 3 credits
This course will focus on the values that underpin procedures, rules and expectations for professionals in the field of education. In addition, candidates will focus on making sure every student has equitable learning environments while responding to children's cultural context for understanding their actions and intentions. Use of appropriate interactions between teacher and students and among students will also be discussed. NAEYC's Code of Ethics and Pennsylvania's Code of Professional Practice and Conduct will be discussed. This course will also support students in preparation of a professional portfolio.