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ECE 242
Growth, Development, and Guidance for School Agers


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Introduction to growth, development, and guidance of school age children in childcare settings, including social, cognitive, emotional, moral, physical, and self development; guidance and communication; conflict resolution; and working with families involved in school-age programs. Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Practice conducting systematic, objective observations of children and programs and will demonstrate how to use information to plan for groups and programs.
  • Create interest areas and plan activities that are balanced and varied (indoor, outdoor, active, quiet, individual, large group and small group, multi age).
  • Provide opportunities for children to make choices.
  • Identify role of school age staff in facilitating children's involvement in after school programs.
  • Encourage children to be part of a community.
  • Demonstrate interaction that shows appropriate staff practices to facilitate children's growth and learning.
  • Identify characteristics of appropriate environments for high quality programs.
  • Demonstrate competence in planning and implementing after school program activities.
  • Identify appropriate programming for out of school hours.

  • Course Topics
  • Safe and healthy program environments
  • Program management
  • Professionalism
  • Guidance
  • Families
  • Self-esteem
  • Communication
  • Physical, cognitive, creative and social competencies

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECE 242
    Fall 2005
    1069
    Melinda Brennan
    ECE 242
    Fall 2003
    1085
    Melinda Brennan
    ECE 242
    Fall 2003
    1085
    Melinda Brennan



    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.