SRJC Course Outlines

4/23/2024 10:40:07 AMCHLD 110.2 Course Outline as of Spring 2002

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 110.2Title:  DEV TRENDS/CHLD 3-5  
Full Title:  Developmental Trends in the Child Age 3-5 Yrs
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled3.008 max.Lecture Scheduled24.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total24.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  48.00Total Student Learning Hours: 72.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHILD110.2

Catalog Description:
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Ages and stages of 3, 4, & 5-year-old child including physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth. Emphasis on practical application of principles and adult role in supporting optimal growth. Recommended for childcare personnel, teachers, parents, hospital play aides, recreation workers, home visitors, and social service aides. Observation required.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Ages and stages of 3, 4 & 5-year-old children including physical, intel- lectual, social, and emotional growth. Emphasis on practical application of principles and adult role in supporting optimal growth. Recommended for childcare personnel, teachers, parents, hospital play aides, recreation workers, home visitors, and social serve aides. Observation required.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  Students will be able to:
     1. Define key terms relating to physical, psychosocial, and
        cognitive development of the 3 through 5-year-olds.
     2. Describe normal developmental expectations of a 3, 4, and
        5-year-old.
     3. Demonstrate appropriate strategies for working with this
        age group.
     4. Apply developmental theory to relevant life situations.
     5. Evaluate appropriate and inappropriate practice in adult/child
        interactions.
     6. Assess new programs that serve 3 through 5-year-olds for devel-
        mental and cultural appropriateness.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Physical and motor development.
 2.  Cognitive and language development.
 3.  Self esteem and social development.
 4.  Typical concerns of adults working with the 3 through
     5-year-old child.
 5.  Current issues and concerns of this age group.
 6.  The role of the adult in supporting optimal growth and
     development.
 7.  Developmentally appropriate practice in programs that serve
     children 3 through 5-year-olds.
 8.  The role of family and culture in the developing child.

Assignments:
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  1.  Write a naturalist observation of a child in group care.
 2.  Complete various reaction essays to films, speakers, and
     hypothetical situations.
 3.  Complete study questions on reading and class discussions.
 4.  Study for and complete essay quizzes and final.
 5.  Actively participate in class discussion.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 70%
Written homework, Essay exams, REACTION PAPERS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 70%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 60%
Small group assignments, classroom participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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CHILD DEVELOPMENT by Barrett et al. Glencoe Div. of Macmillan/McGraw,
 Waterville, Ohio 1995

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