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ECE 201 - Observation and Assessment of Young Children

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course examines the basic principles of observation and assessment of children in early childhood settings. It focuses on the appropriate use of observation tools such as anecdotal records, rating scales and checklists, in order to observe and document children’s growth, use of a variety of observational techniques, and standards-based performance assessments to inform instructional practice and ensure developmentally appropriate curriculum. Five (5) hours of unsupervised field observation are required outside of the three (3) credit lecture.

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