Observation & Assessment in Early Childhood Education (EDU 162)

Course Description

This course introduces the research, benefits, goals, and ethical considerations associated with observation and assessment in Early Childhood environments. Emphasis is placed on the implementation of multiple observation/assessment strategies including anecdotal records, event samples, rating scales, and portfolios to create appropriate learning experiences. Upon completion, students should be able to practice responsible assessment and use assessments to enhance programming and collaboration for children and families.


Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 0

Clinical Hours: 0

Work Experience Hours: 0