ECED& 190: Observation and Assessment

Credits 3
Quarter Offered

Collect and record observation and assessment data in order to plan for and support the child, the family, the group, and the community. Practice reflection techniques, summarizing conclusions, and communicating findings. This class may include students from multiple sections. STARS approved.

  1. Describe reasons for collecting observation and assessment data.
  2. Identify indicators of growth, development, learning and social behaviors in all children.
  3. Identify techniques for avoiding bias, judgments, and assumptions in observations.
  4. Collect factual, descriptive data using a variety of assessment tools and strategies.
  5. Document and analyze assessment data for use in planning curriculum for individual and groups of children.