EDT 402 Designing Instruction for the Professional

Designed to support candidates in their Practicum for Infant/Toddler and Preschool/Kindergarten in designing, producing, and evaluating effective instructional technology for Early Childhood classroom as well as community-based programs. Synthesizes and builds on skills learned from EDT 101, 201, and 302. Application of hands on laboratory experience whereby candidates collaborate in developing lesson plans and instructional presentations, as well as building their technology presence in the classroom (website) and materials for instructional purposes.  A combined total of 200 practicum hours with EDEC 403. Practicum placement will be scheduled four to five times a week (Monday through Friday), 8:00AM-04:00PM, in a preschool and/or infant/toddler setting. NOTE: Candidate must pass the practicum requirements in order to pass the course.   In accordance with CT law, districts may require criminal background and/or DCF child abuse and neglect registry checks to participate in the field experiences in this class.  Students are required to follow the background check policies of the district in which they are placed and are responsible for all associated fees.  CCSU is not responsible for district policies. 




EDEC 305, EDEC 306, EDEC 307, EDT 302 and EDEC 308. Candidates must have completed Infant/Toddler Mental Health Module 3. Taken concurrently with EDEC 403.

General Education


  • Fall and Spring