ERIC Number: ED097955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: 0
An Assessment Inventory for the Day Care Child. Volume II: Field Evaluation and Preliminary Findings. Center for Human Services Development, Report No. 25.
Kirchner, Elizabeth P.
This is the second of a two volume report of a Day Care Inventory. The author presents an evaluation of the Inventory and make recommendations for changes, deletions and additions so that more satisfactory measures will be available for use in the study of the impact of day care on child development. The evaluations are based upon the findings from 282 day care children in Pennsylvania. The Day Care Inventory contains sixteen separate assessment components; these measures can be used to assess the development of preschool children in the following areas: (1) problem solving; (2) creativity; (3) sensory experience; (4) language; (5) gross motor skills; (6) visual discrimination; (7) social development and skills; (8) self esteem; (9) self concept; and (10) affective behavior. The format for each component evaluation includes a test description, discussion of the administration and scoring, a report of the findings, and a summary containing recommendations. (SDH)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Behavior Rating Scales, Creative Development, Day Care, Evaluation, Language Acquisition, Measurement Techniques, Motor Development, Observation, Preschool Tests, Problem Solving, Racial Differences, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Social Development, Visual Discrimination
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Welfare, Harrisburg.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Human Development.
Note: For other reports in this series, see PS 007 154 - PS 007 164