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ECE 552 Observation/Assessment:EC

Credits: 3
  • ECE 451 or ECE 551

This course helps students understand the purpose of formal and informal assessment in early childhood. Students learn about different types of assessments used with infant through school age children. Topics include issues and trends in early childhood assessment, how to use assessment results, types of documentation and observation, checklists, rating scales and rubrics, portfolios, and communicating with parents. Ten clock hours of observation in an early childhood setting are required.