SRJC Course Outlines

8/11/2022 5:29:07 AMCHLD 185.4 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 185.4Title:  GUID/DISC SCHOOL AGE  
Full Title:  Guidance and Discipline Techniques in the School Age Setting
Last Reviewed:4/18/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

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:  CHLD 85.4

Catalog Description:
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This course explores positive, age-appropriate child guidance and discipline approaches based on contemporary research, child development and appropriate regulations for teachers working in a school age setting. Students review guidance techniques and explore strategies that effectively support the child in managing his/her behavior.  Principles of effective communication, child development and behavior, appropriate limits and rules, and problem solving and consequences are discussed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course explores positive, age-appropriate child guidance and discipline approaches based on contemporary research, child development and appropriate regulations for teachers working in a school age setting. Students review guidance techniques and explore strategies that effectively support the child in managing his/her behavior.  Principles of effective communication, child development and behavior, appropriate limits and rules, and problem solving and consequences are discussed.
(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:
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 behavioral characteristics of the school aged child in diverse settings.
2. Examine the factors contributing to a child's behavioral pattern.
3. Analyze the effectiveness of various guidance approaches.
4. Describe and demonstrate age-appropriate guidance techniques and disciplinary methods.

Topics and Scope
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1. Understanding School-Age Children's Behavior
   A. Developmental Issues
   B. Environmental Factors
   C. Individual Styles and Temperament
   D. Emotional and Social Needs
   E. Cultural Influences
2. Guiding Behaviors
   A. Discipline vs. Punishment
   B. Developmentally Appropriate Guidance
   C. The Language of Discipline
        1) Verbal
        2) Body Language
        3) Attitude
   D. Rewards vs. Encouragement
3. Development of Guidance Practices and Techniques
   A. The Teacher's Role
   B. The Classroom Environment
   C. Peer Influences
   D. Limit Setting
   E.  Redirecting
   F.  Distraction
   G. Active Problem-solving
   H. Negotiating
    I.  Active Listening
   J.  Positive Reinforcement
   K. Natural and Logical Consequences
   L.  Appropriate Regulations

Assignments:
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1. Reading assignments--approximately 200 pages total
2. Written work (in-class and homework) and article responses (1-2 page summaries)
3. Participation in small group activities and discussions
4. Classroom demonstrations
5. Field observation and written case study of children in classroom settings (3-5 pages)
6. Essay and/or short answer exams

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
20 - 40%
Written homework, responses to reading, observations, case studies
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Homework problems, class activities to determine appropriate guidance approaches
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Class performances, role-playing, problem solving in small groups
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Essay and/or short answer exams.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Reynolds, Eleanor; Guiding Young Children: A Problem Solving Approach Fourth Edition;
McGraw Hill Publishers; New York, NY; 2006
Gartrell, Dan; A Guidance Approach for the Encouraging Classroom; Wadsworth - Cengage Learning; Belmont, Calif. 2011

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