Dec 07, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CDEV 324 - Observation and Assessment of Young Children 3 hours

Explores observation and assessment strategies for studying physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development, with an emphasis on culturally responsive and developmentally appropriate practice. Students will develop skills in systematic observation and formative and summative assessment in order to document growth, play, and learning, and for the purposes of planning curriculum, activities, and environments. Also explored are skills for collaboration with families and professionals, ethical and legal responsibilities, and the accountability landscape. Multiple assessment tools will be utilized during simulated events. Prerequisites: EDUC 391  or PSYC 391 ; or CDEV 290  and CDEV 291 .