2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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EDUC& 130 - Guiding Behavior

3.0 Credits
Examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions, providing positive individual guidance, and enhancing group experiences. S/U grade option.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and differentiate developmentally appropriate child behaviors, individually and in groups.
  2. List and describe positive guidance techniques for children, birth through early adolescence.
  3. Describe and demonstrate positive, respectful, culturally responsive interactions.
  4. Create a model daily schedule, routine, and environment that provide support for attachment, self-help, relationship building, and exercising executive function.
  5. Develop strategies to promote social and emotional competencies and positive sense of self.
  6. Identify and communicate strategies for professional interactions with families and staff, reflecting confidentiality, respect, and a positive approach to guidance.
  7. Compare and contrast at least three approaches to guiding children’s behavior.
  8. Provide documentation of how being a child development specialist influences teaching expectations, selected guidance strategies and environmental planning in affecting children’s behavior.

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