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Course Descriptions


CHLD 109: Observation & Assessment of Young Children

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This course is designed to demonstrate to the student how to do authentic, alternative, classroom-based assessment on young children and how to appropriately use standardized test information. The course will further provide the student with the knowledge and skills to interpret and use the information gained to plan curriculum that is responsive to and supportive of children’s learning and development. Students will have the opportunity to engage in assessment processes through means of classroom observations, providing each student with a stronger understanding of child development skills. Students learn about and explore a variety of age, individually, linguistically, and culturally appropriate formal and informal assessments to gather and share information on each child’s skills, abilities, interests and needs, birth through age 8. Includes field experiences. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

Early Childhood Education Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Early Childhood Practitioner Partnership Program at Heartland Community College