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PDC #2: Child Care Programming (Observation, Assessment & Evaluation) Available Online

 

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 will provide continuous information on the quality of the program, teacher and student outcomes.

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ED POL 383: Course subject and catalog number

3 credits (undergraduate)

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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

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Prerequisites
Recommended: Child Care Program Development course #1
  Sessions  
Mon., June 9-Sat., Aug. 9 (No class week of 11/24)
Location: Available Online
Instructor: Jane Robinson, M.S.
$1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. ED POL 383
Note: This is a 3-credit course.
Registration Deadline: Mon., May 26
 
Mon., Sept. 8-Sat., Nov. 1
Location: Available Online
Instructor: Jane Robinson, M.S.
$1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. ED POL 383
Note: This is a 3-credit course.

Registration Deadline: Mon., Aug. 25
 
For more information, contact:
Miriam Malone, Program Manager, mir@uwm.edu, 414-227-3133
 

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