Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings - CHD 165 at Southside Virginia Community College


Effective: 2018-08-01

Course Description

Focuses on observation as the primary method for gathering information about children in early childhood settings. Emphasizes development of skills in the implementation of a range of observation techniques. Includes 40 hours of field placement in early learning setting.
Seminar 2 hours. Field placement 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

To present information on and provide experience using various descriptive and qualitative methods of gathering and analyzing observational data on young children, with emphasis on patterns of physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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