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ECED& 190
Observation/Assessment


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Collect and record observation of and assessment data in order to plan for and support the child, the family, the group and the community. Practice reflection techniques, summarizing conclusions and communicating findings. Recommend: READ 088. Formerly ECE 175.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe reasons for collecting observation and assessment data
  • Identify characteristics and signs of growth, development, learning and social behaviors
  • Identify techniques for avoiding bias, judgments, and assumptions in observations
  • Collect factual, descriptive information using a variety of tools i.e. running records, anecdotal records, checklists, time and event samples, portfolios, and developmental continuums
  • Record information in an appropriate manner for future interpretation
  • Interpret the information as it relates to general growth and development and the specific child(ren) observed
  • Describe and demonstrate professional ethics and etiquette that applies to the collection and communication of observation data

  • Course Topics
  • Observation and recording the behavior of children
  • Assessment techniques and instruments
  • Self-assessment
  • Anti-bias issues
  • Multiple intelligence
  • Learning styles

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECED& 190
    Fall 2013
    5739
    Staci Gloyn


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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