SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2021 4:43:18 PMCHLD 110.3 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 110.3Title:  SCHOOL AGE CHILD DEVELOP  
Full Title:  School Age Child Development
Last Reviewed:2/24/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHILD110.3

Catalog Description:
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Stages of development of the 5- to 14-year-old child including physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth. Emphasis on application of methods to support optimal growth. Recommended for people working in programs serving school age children.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Stages of development of the 5- to 14-year-old child including physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth. Emphasis on application of methods to support optimal growth. Recommended for people working in programs serving school age children.
(Grade Only)

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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Describe typical physical and motor development for school age
   children.
2. Describe typical cognitive characteristics of children at different
   ages between the ages of 5 and 14.
3. Describe typical social and emotional characteristics of children at
   different ages between the ages of 5 and 14.
4. Evaluate the theories of Erickson, Kohlberg, Maslow, Gilligan and
   Piaget (moral reasoning) in school age children's social, emotional
   and moral development.
5. Design guidance and discipline procedures for school age children
   based on the children's stage of moral development.
6. Apply Piaget's cognitive theory and Howard Gardner's multiple
   intelligences theory to support the cognitive development of school
   age children.
7. Employ techniques that develop positive and productive human relation-
   ships with children, with staff members, and with families as outlined
   in the National School-Age Care Alliance Standards for Quality School
   Age Care.
8. Develop plans and procedures that support each individual child's
   culture and home language.
9. Critique one's own interactions and practices with school age
   children, families, and fellow staff members.
10. Observe children in order to develop appropriate developmental plans
   for the individual child and the group.

Topics and Scope
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  1.   Physical and motor development.
 2.   Health of school-age children.
 3.   Cognitive and memory development.
 4.   Language and literacy.
 5.   Social and moral development.
 6.   Emotional and sexual development.
 7.   Children with special needs.
 8.   Current issues and concerns of this age group.
 9.   The influence of family, peers and culture on the school age child.
10.  The role of adults in supporting optimal growth and development.
11.  Developmentally appropriate practice in programs that serve the school age child.

Assignments:
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1. Read the assigned texts, approximately one chapter per week, and 4-5
   handouts per week, in preparation for class sessions and written exams.
2. Keep a journal reflecting on concepts and practices presented in the
   course. Each journal entry should be a minimum of one page in length.
3. Complete reaction essays on films, speakers and other class presentations.
   Reaction essays should be a minimum of a half page in length.
4. Observe school age children and complete observations focused on their
   growth and development. Observations should be a minimum of one page in
   length.
5. Observe school age children of different age groups and write a summary
   to include physical development, cognitive development, and social-
   emotional development of the child. Summaries should be a minimum of
   one page in length.
6. Begin a portfolio. Examples of things to include in the portfolio are:
   observations and any pertinent articles, websites, community resources
   and activities which have increased your knowledge and understanding of
   school age children. Include a short statement on how each of these
   materials relates to the development of the school age child.
7. Observe at different school  age childcare sites and summarize their
   use of culturally sensitive practices.
8. Engage with fellow students in problem solving around issues concerning
   school age children.

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
40 - 45%
Written journals, homework, reading reports, and observations.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Problem solving scenarios.
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
15 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Essay exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Portfolio.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Kids Time by Child Dev. Div., CA Dept. of Educ., n.d.
Yardsticks by Chip Wood. Northeast Foundation for Children, 2008.  
The National School Age Care Alliance Standards for Quality School Age Care, 1998. (classic)

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