Child Development, Education

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
CHLD 71AAdministration of Child Development Programs^ Students completing CHLD 71A - Administration of Child Development Programs will articulate strategies needed to develop and manage a children's program according to current California laws and regulations governing public and private early childhood programs ^ Students completing CHLD 71A - Administration of Child Development Programs will be able to develop and evaluate child development program operational budgets, record keeping and legal aspects. ^ Students completing CHLD 71A - Administration of Child Development Programs will be able to develop strategies for personnel selection, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and evaluation. ^ Students completing CHLD 71A - Administration of Child Development Programs will be able to evaluate the physical environment, equipment and support staff to promote the physical health and safety of the young child. ^ Students completing CHLD 71A - Administration of Child Development Programs will be able to identify and analyze approaches to education, philosophies, administration functions and governing boards related to children's programs. ^ Students completing CHLD 71A - Administration of Child Development Programs will identify and evaluate leadership characteristics and behaviors in administering a child development program
EDUC 16Aspects and Issues in Teaching Service Learning^ Describe the educational system today locally, state-wide, and nationally. ^ Identify a variety of effective teaching strategies.
CHLD 11Child and Adolescent Development^ Students completing CHLD 11 - Child and Adolescent Development will analyze major developmental milestones for children prenatal through adolescence in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive, language and brain development using standard research methodologies. ^ Students completing CHLD 11 - Child and Adolescent Development will analyze the importance of development in the early years and the interaction between maturational processes and social and environmental factors. ^ Students completing CHLD 11 - Child and Adolescent Development will apply developmental theory to the analysis of child observations and interviews using objective evaluative techniques. ^ Students completing CHLD 11 - Child and Adolescent Development will be able to compare and contrast diverse theoretical, cultural and historical perspectives and contexts, including current research trends that relate to the study of child development. ^ Students completing CHLD 11 - Child and Adolescent Development will be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being. ^ Students completing CHLD 11 - Child and Adolescent Development will differentiate characteristics of typical and atypical development at various stages of development.
CHLD 10Child Growth and Development^ Students completing CHLD 10 - Child Growth and Development will be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being. ^ Students completing CHLD 10 - Child Growth and Development will be able to analyze how cultural, economic, political, historical contexts affect children's development. ^ Students completing CHLD 10 - Child Growth and Development will be able to analyze major developmental milestones in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and language development using standard research methodologies from conception through adulthood. ^ Students completing CHLD 10 - Child Growth and Development will be able to analyze the importance of development in the first five years and understand how the interaction between maturational processes and environmental factors during this period effect later development. ^ Students completing CHLD 10 - Child Growth and Development will be able to apply developmental theory to the analysis of child observations, surveys, and/or interviews using investigative research methodologies. ^ Students completing CHLD 10 - Child Growth and Development will be able to compare and contrast various theoretical frameworks that relate to the study of human development. ^ Students completing CHLD 10 - Child Growth and Development will be able to differentiate characteristics of typical and atypical development at various stages of development.
CHLD 10HChild Growth and Development - Honors^ Students completing CHLD 10H - Child Growth and Development - Honors will be able to analyze how cultural, economic, political, historical contexts affect children's development. ^ Students completing CHLD 10H - Child Growth and Development - Honors will be able to analyze major developmental milestones in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and language development using standard research methodologies from conception through adulthood. ^ Students completing CHLD 10H - Child Growth and Development - Honors will be able to analyze the importance of the early years and the interaction between maturational processes and social/environmental factors and their effect on various stages of development. ^ Students completing CHLD 10H - Child Growth and Development - Honors will be able to apply developmental theory to the analysis of child observations, surveys, and/or interviews using investigative research methodologies. ^ Students completing CHLD 10H - Child Growth and Development - Honors will be able to compare and contrast various thoeoretical frameworks that relate to the study of human development. ^ Students completing CHLD 10H - Child Growth and Development - Honors will be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being. ^ Students completing CHLD 10H - Child Growth and Development - Honors will be able to differentiate characteristics of typical and atypical development at various stages of development.
CHLD 1Child, Family and Community^ Students completing CHLD 1 - Child, Family and Community will be able to identify and analyze theories of socialization that address the interrelationship of child, family, and community as well as family systems, beliefs and dynamics that promote healthy family relationships. ^ Students completing CHLD 1 - Child, Family and Community will be able to critically assess how changing educational, political, social, economic and cultural factors directly impact the lives of children and families. ^ Students completing CHLD 1 - Child, Family and Community will be able to critique strategies that support and empower families through respectful, reciprocal relationships to involve all families in their children's development and learning. ^ Students completing CHLD 1 - Child, Family and Community will be able to examine and describe the agents of socialization (family, peers, school, media and community) and social issues that influence the developing child. ^ Students completing CHLD 1 - Child, Family and Community will be able to explore and evaluate community support services and agencies that are available to families, develop referral skills that help children and families access empowering community resources and analyze effective advocacy skills that establish effectual public policies pertaining to children and families ^ Students enrolled in CHLD 1 will be able to analyze one’s own goals and sense of self as related to family history and life experiences, assessing how this impacts relationships with children and families.
CHLD 68Children with Special Needs^ Students completing in CHLD 68 - Children with Special Needs will be able to analyze and evaluate the history of legislation pertaining to the education of children with disabilites from 1975 to the present. ^ Students completing in CHLD 68 - Children with Special Needs will be able to identify and describe the categories of disability recognized by the California Department of Education and their associated definitions and characteristics. ^ Students completing in CHLD 68 - Children with Special Needs will be able to identify key elements of development from birth through 8 years, and assess genetic and environmental risk factors to this development.
CHLD 63Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children^ Students completing CHLD 63 - Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children will be able to analyze and apply current basic math and science principles for developmentally appropriate curriculum. ^ Students completing CHLD 63 - Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children will be able to design and demonstrate appropriate math and science activities/curriculum planning. ^ Students completing CHLD 63 - Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children will be able to evaluate and apply current developmental learning theory. ^ Students completing CHLD 63 - Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children will be able to examine personal awareness of math or science phobia and analyze its effect when working with children. ^ Students completing CHLD 63 - Creative Sciencing and Math for Young Children will be able to justify activities which develop national/state standards/foundations
CHLD 83Current Issues in Child Development^ Students completing CHLD 83 - Current Issues in Child Development will be able to compare and contrast research and current practices in the field of Early Care and Education to analyze appropriate solutions to current issues within the field of Early Care and Education that either positively or negatively impact children and their families. ^ Students completing CHLD 83 - Current Issues in Child Development will be able to demonstrate the ability to research and contact a community agency or organization related to the identified issue and report to the class. ^ Students completing CHLD 83 - Current Issues in Child Development will be able to identify current issues within the field of Early Care and Education that either positively or negatively impact children and their families.
CHLD 91Early Childhood Development Field Work^ Students completing CHLD 91 - Early Childhood Development Field Work will be able to design, implement, and execute curriculum activities that are based on observation and assessment ^ Students completing CHLD 91 - Early Childhood Development Field Work will be able to integrate understandings of children's development and needs to develop challenging learning environments for all children in a community school site. ^ Students completing CHLD 91 - Early Childhood Development Field Work will be able to integrate understandings of children's development and needs, to develop and maintain healthy and safe environments for all children in a community school site. ^ Students completing CHLD 91 - Early Childhood Development Field Work will be proficient in their practice in their field of study.
CHLD 69Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar^ Students completing CHLD 69 - Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar will be able to outline strategies for personal marketability and continuing professional development. ^ Students completing CHLD 69 - Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar will be able to apply a variety of effective approaches, strategies and techniques supporting positive relationships with children and adults. ^ Students completing CHLD 69 - Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar will be able to assess quality indicators in early childhood development programs utilizing appropriate tools. ^ Students completing CHLD 69 - Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar will be able to critically assess one's own teaching experiences to guide and inform practice. ^ Students completing CHLD 69 - Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar will be able to develop strategies to inform and involve families in their children's learning and development.
CHLD 66Early Childhood Development Observation^ Students completing CHLD 66 - Early Childhood Development Observation will be able to assess the value of partnership with families and other professionals in utilizing interpretations of observational data to inform teaching responses and strategies. ^ Students completing CHLD 66 - Early Childhood Development Observation will be able to critically compare the purpose, value and use of formal and informal observation and assessment strategies and ethical implications within cultural and social contexts in early childhood settings. ^ Students completing CHLD 66 - Early Childhood Development Observation will be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of the Desired Results Developmental Profile, California Child Development Permit Matrix, and California Preschool Learning Foundations. ^ Students completing CHLD 66 - Early Childhood Development Observation will be able to demonstrate systematic observation methods to provide data to assess the impact of environment, interactions and curriculum on all domains of children's learning and development. ^ Students completing CHLD 66 - Early Childhood Development Observation will be able to embed activities related to assessment within play-based environments, developmentally appropriate curriculum and care routines for typical and atypically developing children.
CHLD 66LEarly Childhood Development Observation Laboratory^ Students completing CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation Laboratory will be able to assess a child's development using detailed observations and synthesize a comprehensive child study report. ^ Students completing CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation Laboratory will be able to demonstrate developmentally appropriate curriculum plans for small groups of children utilizing information assessed through observations. ^ Students completing CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation Laboratory will be able to determine at least three developmental needs of a child by analyzing specific records of observations and assessment tools to design a means of promoting the child's growth and development while demonstrating social and cultural sensitivity. ^ Students completing CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation Laboratory will be able to identify, through observations of young children, behavior showing relationships with the social environment and write objective records to assess developmental domains. ^ Students completing CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation Laboratory will be able to synthesize and produce a summary of child's behavior and growth trends by analyzing specific records of observations and assessment tools.
CHLD 67Early Childhood Development Participation^ Students completing CHLD 67 - Early Childhood Development Participation will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood curriculum and classroom practices. ^ Students completing in CHLD 67 - Early Childhood Development Participation will be able to create a supportive learning environments for children, by addressing their needs and interests.
CHLD 67LEarly Childhood Development Participation Laboratory^ Students completing in CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Development Participation Laboratory will be able to critically assess one's own teaching experiences to guide and inform practice. ^ Students completing in CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Development Participation Laboratory will be able to design, implement and evaluate curriculum activities that are based on observation and assessment of young children. ^ Students completing in CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Development Participation Laboratory will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum, classroom set up, teaching practices, an how teachers involve families in their childrens development and learning in order to improve practicum students teaching practices. ^ Students completing in CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Development Participation Laboratory will be able to integrate understandings of children's development and needs to develop curriculum that is respectful, supportive and challenging for children.
CHLD 51Early Literacy in Child Development^ Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development know the place of literacy in our society, primarily its pivotal role in progressing through the education system, and the subsequent rewards of a postsecondary degree. ^ Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development know the regions of the brain related to language use, their typical development and ways to promote it ^ Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development will be able to identify the various mechanisms of dual language learning as they apply in and out of the school setting ^ Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development will know the principles and theories related to learning to read ^ Students completing CHLD 51 - Early Literacy in Child Development will know the various mechanisms involved in acquiring language, including pertinent theories of same
CHLD 84Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings^ Students completing CHLD 84 - Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings will be able to analyze classroom and playground environments that promote positive guidance and limit discipline requirements. ^ Students completing CHLD 84 - Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings will be able to examine and evaluate literature on various attitudes and cultural differences of child rearing, child guidance, discipline theory and approaches. ^ Students completing CHLD 84 - Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings will be able to identify, apply and analyze guidance and discipline procedures appropriate to specific ages and situations. ^ Students completing CHLD 84 - Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings will observe in a classroom setting and analyze the teacher's effectiveness in classroom management and discipline. Students will apply appropriate strategies. ^ Students completing CHLD 84 - Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings will understand children's basic needs, age related characteristics, motivations, and fears which influence behavior using foundational theoretical knowledge.
CHLD 64Health, Safety and Nutrition of Young Children^ Students completing CHLD 64 - Health, Safety and Nutrition of Young Children will be able to analyze the nutritional needs of children at various ages and evaluate the relationship between healthy development and nutrition. ^ Students completing CHLD 64 - Health, Safety and Nutrition of Young Children will be able to assess strategies to maximize the mental and physical health of children and adults in programs for all young children in accordance with culturally, linguistic and developmentally sound practice. ^ Students completing CHLD 64 - Health, Safety and Nutrition of Young Children will be able to evaluate regulations, standards, policies according to Title 22 California Health & Safety Codes. ^ Students completing CHLD 64 - Health, Safety and Nutrition of Young Children will be able to evaluate regulations, standards, policies and procedures related to health, safety, and nutrition in support of young children, teachers and families. ^ Students completing CHLD 64 - Health, Safety and Nutrition of Young Children will be able to identify health, safety, and environmental risks in children's programs in the indoor and outdoor environments.
CHLD 73Infant/Toddler Care and Development^ Students completing CHLD 73 - Demonstrate how to assess key elements in a high quality infant and Toddler environment ^ Students completing CHLD 73 - Describe how attachment and brain development are crucial to Infants and Toddler development ^ Students completing CHLD 73 - Relate observations to theory, principles and practice ^ Students completing CHLD 73 -Identify developmentally appropriate caregiving practices for Infants and Toddlers. ^ Students completing CHLD 73 -Recognize the necessity of responsive caregiving as it relates to curriculum
CHLD 85Infants at Risk^ Students who complete CHLD 85 - Infants at Risk will be able to appraise prenatal risk factors and recommend appropriate interventions. ^ Students who complete CHLD 85 - Infants at Risk will be able to explain the in utero and neonatal problems associated with exposure to drugs and alcohol. ^ Students who complete CHLD 85 - Infants at Risk will be able to list key features of legislation related to serving families with at-risk infants.
EDUC 10Introduction to Education^ Explain the recent changes in elementary school teacher preparation bases for teacher assessment, status and work conditions, as well as supply and demand for teachers in the 21st century. ^ Identify the reasons for entering the teaching profession, conditions of teaching and the characteristics of contemporary teachers; assess personal readiness for entering the teaching profession.
CHLD 61Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children^ Students completing CHLD 61 - Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children will be able to demonstrate the ability to evaluate the developmental appropriateness of creative art materials and activities for young children. ^ Students completing CHLD 61 - Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children will be able to identify and develop curriculum activities and materials that demonstrate the relationship between creative experience and early literacy skills. ^ Students completing CHLD 61 - Language Arts and Art Media for Young Children will be able to recognize the importance of the teacher's role as facilitator and demonstrate methods to promote development through creative art and early literacy activities.
CHLD 71BManagement/Marketing/Personnel for ECD Programs^ Examine and evaluate childrens programs as they relate to marketing strategies, community relationships and fundraising methods. ^ Formulate best practices which support adult relations, staff evaluations and development that encourages a cooperative and respectful workplace. ^ Identify appropriate policies and procedures for food, nutrition and health programs. ^ Investigate and assess policies, procedures and practices to ensure high standards of leadership, job performance, communication skills, teamwork and professional development. ^ Support developmentally appropriate curriculum designs that emphasize active learning and the importance of play
CHLD 50Multicultural Education: Anti-Bias Perspective^ 65% of students will be able to evaluate professional and social experiences as they relate to teaching children and working with families from diverse backgrounds. ^ 80% of students completing CHLD 50 - Multicultural Education: Anti-Bias Perspective will be able to recognize various theories that support the effects of children's identity in a diverse society. ^ 85% of Child 50 students will critically assess a classroom environment for multicultural practices and materials and suggest at least two appropriate changes. ^ 85% of Child 50 students will plan and prepare two appropriate activities for children dealing with two different components of diversity. ^ Students completing CHLD 50 - Multicultural Education: Anti-Bias Perspective will be able to identify and develop strategies to respond to bias.
CHLD 62Music and Motor Development for Young Children^ Students completing CHLD 62 - Music and Motor Development for Young Children will be able to demonstate the ability to create music using the autoharp, rhythm and other instruments. ^ Students completing CHLD 62 - Music and Motor Development for Young Children will be able to demonstrate the relationship between music and movement. ^ Students completing CHLD 62 - Music and Motor Development for Young Children will be able to design music and motor curriculum to meet the assessed needs of young children ^ Students completing CHLD 62 - Music and Motor Development for Young Children will be able to listen to music and evaluate appropriate music for young children. ^ Students completing CHLD 62 - Music and Motor Development for Young Children will be able to will make child-safe & functional instruments and props.
CHLD 5Principles/Practices in Child Development Programs^ Students completing CHLD 5 - Principles/Practices in Child Development Programs will be able to analyze the relationship between observation, planning, implementation and assessment in developing effective teaching strategies and positive learning and development ^ Students completing CHLD 5 - Principles/Practices in Child Development Programs will be able to assess early childhood settings, curriculum, and teaching strategies utilizing indicators of quality early childhood practice that support all children including those with diverse characteristics. ^ Students completing CHLD 5 - Principles/Practices in Child Development Programs will be able to examine a variety of guidance and interaction strategies to increase children's social development as it relates to their competence in building relationships within a classroom setting. a. promote respectful adult-to-child interactions and relationships b. promote sincere teacher-to-child communiques c. promote best practices in peer-to-peer relationships ^ Students completing CHLD 5 - Principles/Practices in Child Development Programs will be able to examine the value of play as a vehicle for developing skills, knowledge, dispositions, and strengthening relationships among young children. ^ Students completing CHLD 5 - Principles/Practices in Child Development Programs will be able to interpret best and promising teaching and care practices as defined within the field of early care and education's history, range of delevery systems, program types and philosphies and ethical standards ^ Students completing CHLD 5 Principles and Practices will be able to evaluate Early Care and Education Program regulations, standards, policies according to Title 22 California.
CHLD 74Program Planning for the School Age Child^ Students completing CHLD 74 - Program Planning for the School Age Child will be able to analyze principles of human development theories as they relate to the school-age child's growth and development. ^ Students completing CHLD 74 - Program Planning for the School Age Child will be able to assess, implement and evaluate a variety of activites (curriculum) for school-age children in a group setting. ^ Students completing CHLD 74 - Program Planning for the School Age Child will be able to identify and determine major components within the school-age care setting and how they affect their social, emotional, physical , cognitive and cultural development .
CHLD 75Supervising Adults in Early Childhood Settings^ Students completing CHLD 75 - Supervising Adults in Early Childhood Settings will be able to examine and recognize the developmental learning stages of individuals to develop short and long term leadership and professional development goals. ^ Students completing CHLD 75 - Supervising Adults in Early Childhood Settings will be able to identify styles of management and apply effective conflict mangement skills when working with Early educators in various roles. ^ Students completing CHLD 75 - Supervising Adults in Early Childhood Settings will have attained competency in supervision and guidance strategies for adutls in supervisory capacities in early childhood environment, classrooms or programs.
CHLD 6Survey of Child Development Curriculum^ Students completing CHLD 6 - Survey of Child Development Curriculum will be able to analyze environmental conditions and evaluate the role of curriculum in supporting healthy growth and development, socialization, self regulation, and self help skills for children ^ Students completing CHLD 6 - Survey of Child Development Curriculum will be able to analyze observations to assess and plan activities to meet the diverse needs of children in a safe, healthy and respectful learning environment. ^ Students completing CHLD 6 - Survey of Child Development Curriculum will be able to apply principles of child development theories and current curriculum models in program planning. ^ Students completing CHLD 6 - Survey of Child Development Curriculum will be able to plan and develop appropriate foundational curriculum infusing early language and literacy; physical/motor mastery; creativity/arts, math, science and technology as curriculum areas.
CHLD 72Teacher, Parent, and Child Relationships^ Students completing CHLD 72 - Teacher, Parent, and Child Relationships will be able to compare and contrast various frameworks to develop effective strategies dealing with concerns that emerge when working with children and families in the school setting. ^ Students completing CHLD 72 - Teacher, Parent, and Child Relationships will be able to critically analyze theory, research and beliefs that affect family dynamics and the sequencial changes in parent/child/school relationships. ^ Students completing CHLD 72 - Teacher, Parent, and Child Relationships will be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and utilize problem-solving skills when address parenting approaches.