Examine early childhood measurement and assessment techniques. Discuss fundamentals of psychometric theory, structure and uses of standardized tests; skills for alternative classroom assessment techniques for child study. Use systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in responsible ways, to partner with families and other professionals, to positively influence children's development and learning. This course requires 10 hours of clinical observation in various settings, including: natural settings (home, child care, Head Start) and medical settings (10 hours of clinical experience).Prerequisite(s): ECHD 201 and ECHD 211 or PSYCH 341.Corequisite(s): ECHD 492.
Observing, Documenting & Assessing in Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018