ECE 138◊ Observation, Assessment, Curriculum and Guidance of Young Children

4 credits

Observational techniques and guidance practices, which facilitate the development of the young child including theories supporting an analysis of child behavior. The relationship between careful observation, communication and effective interaction and assessment with children through supervised observations and experiences in an early childhood setting are a component. Developmentally appropriate curriculum will be developed covering all developmental domains and curriculum areas and work sampling portfolios will be constructed on children at placement site.

Prerequisite: ECE 110◊, ECE 111

Lecture: 3 hours

Laboratory: 5 hours

(course fee required)