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Discipline: Certificate: Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion - T0458
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Infant Toddler Practicum Field Work Experience CHLD 87
  • Demonstrate developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate practices in supervised early childhood classrooms.
  • Analyze classroom space and daily routines and their effect on behavior and interactions of children and teachers.
  • Analyze student teaching experiences to inform and guide future teaching and collaborative practices.
Child and Adolescent Development CHLD 11
  • 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 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 apply developmental theory to the analysis of child observations and interviews using objective evaluative techniques.
  • Students completing CHLD 11 - Child and Adolescent Development will differentiate characteristics of typical and atypical development at various stages of development.
  • 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 be able to demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
Child, Family, School, and Community CHLD 1
  • 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 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 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 evaluate evaluate community support services and agencies that are available to help 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 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 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.
Children with Special Needs CHLD 68
  • Identify characteristics of disabilities in young children and appropriate interventions based on the developmental continuum
  • Evaluate the history of inclusion and its role in shaping current policies related to best practices of inclusion for children with special needs and their families
  • Understand how to collaborate with families and community agencies in supporting the development of children with special needs
Curriculum and Strategies for Children with Special Needs CHLD 80
  • Evaluate program, educational, and professional policies, based on special education laws and evidence-based practices
  • Design and implement curriculum strategies based on children’s individualized needs in inclusive and natural environments
  • Demonstrate knowledge of reflective practice, cultural responsiveness, confidentiality, and professional practices when working with colleagues, children, and families
Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment CHLD 66
  • Students completing CHLD 66 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 will be able to evaluate the characteristics, strengths, and limitations of common observation methods and assessment tools and their use in assessing the environment, interactions, and curriculum on all domains of children’s learning and development.
  • Students completing CHLD 66 will be able to use observational tools to identify quality in play-based environment, curriculum, and care routines and to detect trends and anomalies in individuals and groups.
  • Students completing CHLD 66 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 will be able to Implement knowledge and application of the DRDP and the California Preschool Learning Foundations.
Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory CHLD 66L
  • Students completing CHLD 66L will be able to interpret detailed observations of young children demonstrating and applying knowledge of developmental domains.
  • Students completing CHLD 66L will be able to assess a child's development using detailed observations and synthesize a comprehensive child study report.
  • Students completing CHLD 66L 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 will be able to implement developmentally appropriate curriculum plans for small groups of children utilizing information assessed through observations.
Early Childhood Education Practicum CHLD 67
  • Students completing in CHLD 67 - Early Childhood Education Practicum will be able to create a supportive learning environments for children, by addressing their needs and interests.
  • Students completing CHLD 67 - Early Childhood Education Practicum will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of early childhood curriculum and classroom practices.
  • Students completing in CHLD 67 - Early Childhood Education Practicum will identify and evaluate appropriate teacher-child, child-child, and child-object interactions within the children's program.
Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory CHLD 67L
  • Students completing in CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Education Practicum 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 Education Practicum Laboratory will be able to critically assess one's own teaching experiences to guide and inform practice.
  • Students completing in CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory will be able to integrate understandings of children's development and needs to develop curriculum that is respectful, supportive and challenging for children.
  • Students completing in CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory will be able to evaluate the effectiveness of the curriculum, classroom set up, teaching practices, an how teachers involve families in their children's development and learning in order to improve practicum students teaching practices.
Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings CHLD 84
  • 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 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 understand children's basic needs, age related characteristics, motivations, and fears which influence behavior using foundational theoretical knowledge.
  • 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.
Health, Safety and Nutrition of Children CHLD 64
  • 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 identify health, safety, and environmental risks in children's programs in the indoor and outdoor environments.
  • 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 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 evaluate regulations, standards, policies according to Title 22 California Health & Safety Codes.
  • Students completing CHLD 64 - Identify laws and regulations supporting health, safety, and nutrition in children’s programs including mandated reporting and characteristics of abuse and neglect.
Infant and Toddler Care and Education CHLD 79
  • Students completing CHLD 79 will be able to observe, document, and reflect on infant and toddler play and interactions in a natural environment to plan curriculum for individual care and learning.
  • Students completing CHLD 79 will be able to describe and demonstrate reciprocal communication techniques that promote brain development and healthy relationships.
  • Students completing CHLD 79 will be able to identify delivery systems, licensing regulations, and quality indicators in infant and toddler care.
Infant and Toddler Development CHLD 73
  • Students completing CHLD 73 -Identify developmentally appropriate caregiving practices for Infants and Toddlers.
  • Students completing CHLD 73 - Describe how attachment and brain development are crucial to Infants and Toddler development
  • Students completing CHLD 73 -Recognize the necessity of responsive caregiving as it relates to curriculum
  • Students completing CHLD 73 - Demonstrate how to assess key elements in a high quality infant and Toddler environment
  • Students completing CHLD 73 - Relate observations to theory, principles and practice
Infant Toddler Practicum Seminar CHLD 86
  • Students completing CHLD 86 will be able to apply understanding of current research and developmental theories to planning experiences for young children.
  • Students completing CHLD 86 will be able to utilize effective record keeping systems to document, assess, and track children’s progress.
  • Students completing CHLD 86 will be able to plan, implement, and evaluate curriculum using various techniques and teaching strategies based on the needs and interests of young children.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate curriculum and environments based on observation and assessment of young children.
Introduction to Child Development Curriculum CHLD 6
  • Students completing CHLD 6 - Introduction to Child Development Curriculum will be able to analyze observations to assess and plan activities to meet the diverse needs of children ages birth to 8 years old in a safe, healthy and respectful learning environment.
  • Students completing CHLD 6 Introduction to Child Development Curriculum will be able to apply principles of child development theories and current curriculum models in curriculum implementation.
  • Students completing CHLD 6 - Introduction to 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.
  • Students completing CHLD 6 - Introduction to Child Development Curriculum will be able to analyze environmental design and conditions, and evaluate the role of curriculum in meeting the individual needs of the children.
Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs CHLD 5
  • 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
  • CHLD 5 - Apply observational skills
  • CHLD 5 - Compare and contrast principles of positive guidance and interactions.
  • Students completing CHLD 5 will be able to identify children's developmental needs and processes and describe adaptations to curriculum and environmental design to support children's learning in all domains, including physical, social, emotional, language, and cognitive development.
  • Students completing CHLD 5 will be able to investigate various foundations and theories in the field of early childhood education as a basis for forming a personal philosophy of teaching and developing professional goals
  • Students completing CHLD 5 will be able to identify components of a play-based curriculum
  • Students completing CHLD 5 will be able to apply observational skills and describe the relationship of observation, planning, implementation, and assessment in effective programming.
  • Students completing CHLD 5 will be able to differentiate between program types (curriculum, environments, ethical standard, policies, etc.), quality standards, and licensing and regulation structures in early childhood settings.
  • Describe and analyze the characteristics of effective collaborative relationships and interactions between early childhood professionals, children, and families to support children's development
  • Identify historical context, learning theories, philosophies, and professional pathways in early childhood education, including ethical conduct and professional standards.
  • Identify effective teacher characteristics and roles in early childhood programs, including planning, implementing, evaluating activities and environments, and collaborating with others.