ERIC Number: ED178126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Child Study and Observation: Child Development 101.
This syllabus outlines the structure, objectives, and lesson plans for Child Development 101, a twelve-week course on child study and observation offered at Chaffey Community College. A statement of the educational philosophy upon which the course was developed precedes a list of course objectives, competencies, and the grading system. The bulk of the syllabus is devoted to a week by week outline of the lesson plan which includes lectures on (1) an introduction to child study, (2) participant observation, (3) learning how to observe, (4) introduction to children's play and the use of running records, (5) observing intellectual development and the use of anecdotal notes, (6) interviewing and the observation of physical development, (7) observing social development and the use of time sampling, (8) observing emotional development and the use of event sampling, (9) writing a child study paper, and (10) using this paper as a means towards individualized instruction. The syllabus calls for an evaluation session during the last week of the course, and concludes with a bibliography, a list of needed materials, and two sample child study papers. (JP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Chaffey Coll., Alta Loma, CA.
Note: Not available in paper copies due to the marginal reproducibility of the original document