CDEC 2366
Practicum I

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Course Description: Practical general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student
    2. Required Prerequisite: CDEC 1311, CDEC 1303, CDEC 1313, CDEC 1318, CDEC 1319
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry
    2. And will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology if the occupation and the business/industry
  3. Requirements
    1. Students will create a course portfolio, which will include lesson plans, videotaped lessons, instructor observations, and classroom display
    2. Log sheet documenting 320 hours of practicum placement
    3. Career readiness component in which the student develops a resume, letters of recommendation, and documentation of training
  4. Major Course Requirements
    1. Observation Reports          15%
    2. Lesson Plans                       25%
    3. Classroom Display                5%
    4. Professionalism                     5%
    5. Portfolio                                 25%
    6. Journal/Log Sheet               25%
  5. Information on Books
    1. Required Book: None
  6. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates. Please refer to the WTC Catalog for the following:
    1. Campus Calendar
    2. Final Exam Schedule
    3. How to drop a class
    4. Withdrawal Information
    5. Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
    6. Class Attendance
    7. Student with disabilities
  7. Course Content
Observation Reports

Child Skills Checklist
Observation Reaction

Lesson Plans

Fine Motor
Gross Motor
Story Time

Classroom Display

Bulletin Board
Activity Board
Interest Center


Becoming a Professional


Copies of Certifications
Lesson Plans (including copies of materials that were developed to go with the plans)
Letters of Recommendation
Samples of Work
Copies of Transcript
Copies of Additional Trainings
Photos of me with Students (include captions)
Sample of “Letter to Parent”
Samples of Student Work

Journal/Activity Log

Internship Direct Hours Activity Log


Last Modified: January 10, 2017