ERIC Number: ED308372
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care and Guidance. Curriculum. Competency-Based Vocational Education Instructional Materials.
This curriculum guide provides materials for a course in child care and guidance. Fourteen modules are provided. They are self-contained and require little effort on the instructor's part aside from scoring posttests and providing equipment. Each module consists of a cover sheet that details job skill, performance objective, and materials and other resources needed; pretest; information sections; and activities. Posttests are intended to be kept by the instructor and administered to students when they are prepared to be tested on their mastery of the module contents. Answer keys for pretests and posttests are provided. A list of sources may be provided at the end of the module. Module topics are as follows: demonstrate knowledge of growth and development of children; demonstrate awareness of growth and development of children with special needs; create and maintain a safe and healthy environment; keep an environment that allows for child growth and development; use communication skill techniques with children, families, and day care staff; exhibit maturity; exhibit personal grooming/well being; demonstrate job procurement skills; assist in the planning and scheduling of the educational program; assist in supervision of education activities; monitor nap time and supervise gradual change time; observe and report student progress and behavior; perform food service activities; and continue professional growth. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Competency Based Education, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Independent Study, Individual Instruction, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Occupational Home Economics, Pacing, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Arizona Occupational Research Coordinating Unit, Phoenix.
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Vocational Education.
Note: Portions printed on colored paper.