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Early Childhood Studies - Student Learning Outcomes

PLO

Defined

1

Apply the systems approach to studying and understanding children in the context of the family, community, society, and environment and culture in which the child lives.

2

Identify, create and implement developmentally appropriate learning activities related to pre-k standards.

3

Understand the sequence of typical milestones of development for children birth- 3 years in all developmental domains: cognitive, fine motor, gross motor, language/communication, social/emotional, and self-help.

4

Understand the significance of the caregiver-family relationship and outline specific concerns and strategies for involving families meaningfully in the care of their young child.

5

Evaluate and demonstrate various methods of developmental assessments pertaining to the whole-child; including the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language development of the pre- school child.

6

Develop and demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be an effective teacher/caregiver in an early childhood program.

7

Discuss and demonstrate differences in curriculum for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and children in the early primary levels.

8

Apply principles of developmentally appropriate curriculum design that is culturally sensitive and appropriate to the philosophy of the fieldwork setting. Curriculum will relate to the physical environment, material selection, activity planning, and child guidance.

9

Identify and apply ways to advocate on behalf of children and families with the context of the personal and professional experience they bring to the course as a result of their study and personal/professional experience.

Early Childhood Program
Dr. Maureen Powers-Maiocco
Director
maiocco@canton.edu
315-386-7604

Ms. Christina Martin
Instructor & Student Teacher Supervisor
martinc@canton.edu
315-379-3868
Office: Cook Hall 134