SRJC Course Outlines

4/22/2021 4:24:25 PMCHLD 110.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

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 Years
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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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Growth and development (physical, cognitive, social and emotional) of the 3, 4, and 5-year-old child.  Emphasis on practical application and the adult role in supporting optimal growth in a variety of contexts.  Child observations are required.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Growth and development (physical, cognitive, social and emotional) of the 3, 4, and 5-year-old child.  Emphasis on practical application and the adult role in supporting optimal growth in a variety of contexts.  Child observations are 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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this class, students will be able to:
1. Define key terms relating to physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of the 3, 4, and 5-year-old children.
2. Describe typical developmental expectations for children ages 3-5.
3. Evaluate appropriate strategies for adult interactions with this age group.
4. Apply developmental theory to children in a variety of contexts.
5. Use observational skills to evaluate the growth and development of 3-5-year-old children.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Domains of development
    A.  Physical and motor development
    B.  Cognitive and language development
    C.  Social-emotional development
II.  Characteristics of development of 3, 4, and 5-year-olds
III. Role of play in 3, 4, and 5-year-old child development
IV.  The role of the adult in supporting optimal growth and development
V.   Application of developmental theory
    A.  Role of family
    B.  Societal expectations
    C.  Role of caregiver
    D.  Developmental risks of child abuse
    E.  Developmentaldifferences and special needs
VI.  Introduction to observation methods
    A.  Running records
    B.  Anecdotal records

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1.  Reading assignments of approximately 20-30 pages per week.
2.  Written responses to reading and class discussions, 1-2 pages weekly.
3.  Observation report on a licensed group care program, 2-4 pages.
4.  Writing assignment that integrates theory and practice, 2-4 pages.
5.  Conduct a naturalistic observation of a 3- 5-year-old child and write a 2-4 page report using anecdotal and/or running records.
6.  Two exams including quizzes, midterm, final or final project.

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
50 - 70%
Observation reports; written responses
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Naturalistic Observation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Exams, including quizzes, midterm, final or final project.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Discovering Child Development.(2nd) Martin, Carol Lynn  and Fabes, Richard. Allyn & Bacon:2009
The Child. N. Cobb. Mountain View: Mayfield Press, 2001. (Classic)
Psicologia del Desarollo. (7th) Berger, Kathleen Stassen. Worth:2006 (Classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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