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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

A Practicum in Early Childhood/Elementary Education I (COP199)

Formerly A Practicum in Instruction I (COP199)

Varies (generally 220 classroom hours, 16 instructor contact hours).

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify key elements in a well-run classroom; define the teacher’s role and responsibilities in the classroom and its physical set up; describe the role of play in the curriculum; plan for successful learning for various cultural, gender and learning differences; organize a unit of study and lesson plans in various disciplines and provide age appropriate materials and games.


Topics include: the role of play and extra-curricular activities in childhood development; introduction to curriculum design; creation of the physical and emotional environment to learn; and effective communication with children.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Education (2/11) (4/16 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).