2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 308 - Observation and Assessment in Preschool Education


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

This course is designed to focus on observation of young children, including techniques for recording observations and using them to inform instruction and parents. Emphasis is placed on understanding and using different assessment procedures and their purposes and limitations, including ongoing observation, data collection and analysis. Assessment techniques which support children’s development and learning will be highlighted. Adaptations in assessments which are relevant to the children’s backgrounds and values, health appraisal, and referral practices as well as types of assessment will be stressed. Observation, assessment, and reporting are treated as a complementary process. Candidates are required to develop a case study. Fifteen field hours are included within the course.
Prerequisite: EDUC 350  


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