Documentation, Observation and Assessment of Young Children
EDUC X 321.26
This is an introductory course on observation, documentation and assessment in ECE. Learn to create appropriate curriculum for your group, to document growth and thinking and to use California ECE resources.
Learn early childhood observation and documentation skills and practice using assessment tools
Apply children's assessment findings to enhance your curriculum planning for targeted developmental growth
Use the California Early Learning System resources
About this course:
This course offers an introduction and practice on observation, documentation, assessment and the skills necessary to apply assessment findings to create an appropriate curriculum for young children. In this course, students develop systematic and purposeful observation and interpretation of documentation for the creation of emergent curriculum and assessment of young children aged 0-5 years. Students learn the California guidelines for Early Childhood Education and Transitional Kindergarten. California ECE competencies and tools introduced in the course include the CA Preschool Curriculum Frameworks, California Preschool Learning Foundations and Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP).