PDC #2: Child Care Programming (Observation, Assessment & Evaluation)
ED POL 383
Discuss and apply techniques and tools for observation, assessment and evaluation of individual children, the curriculum, classrooms and staff in this second course of four in the Program Development Credential series. Systems for planning, goal setting and monitoring provide continuous information on the quality of the program, teacher and student outcomes.
Pam Bennett, M.S. Child & Family Studies, has been dedicated to the early care and education field for over 25 years. Her early experiences included teaching in preschool, HeadStart, school age and infant/toddler classrooms and as an early childhood art ... read more
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Observe young children through various methods, and identify developmental and behavioral needs of individual children
- Know the difference between assessment and evaluation, and discover tools to assess and evaluate individual children
- Differentiate between screening and diagnosis
- Establish group and individual goals/outcomes based on observation, assessment and evaluation
- Assess and evaluate the curriculum and the classrooms, followed by goal setting and outcomes, and monitoring the effectiveness of the curriculum and learning environments
- Assess and evaluate the teaching staff, followed by goal setting and outcomes for teachers, and monitoring their progress and professional development
- Develop a system for assessing and evaluating
Recommended: Child Care Program Development course #1
Date: Course available Jan 21-Mar 14, 2020
Instructor: Karen Philips M.S.
Undergraduate Credits: 3
Enrollment Limit: 20
Note: For credit registration, call Liz Weber at 414-227-3334.
Registration Deadline: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020Registration opens Sat., Dec. 7.