2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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ECED& 190 - Observation and Assessment

3.0 Credits
Collect and record observations of and assessment data on young children in order to plan for and support the child, the family, the group, and the community. Practice reflection techniques, summarizing conclusions, and communicating findings. S/U grade option.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe reasons for collecting observation and assessment data.
  2. Identify indicators of growth, development, and learning and social behaviors in all children.
  3. Identify techniques for avoiding bias, judgments, and assumptions in observations.
  4. Collect factual, descriptive information using a variety of tools and strategies.
  5. Document and analyze assessment data for use in planning curriculum for individuals and groups of children.
  6. Describe and demonstrate professional ethics and etiquette that applies to the collection and communication of observation data.

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