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Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Assessment in Early Childhood Education (ECE 302)
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the legal and ethical basis for assessment practices and procedures; use assessment as a comprehensive process for collecting information to inform the teaching, evaluation, and placement of children birth through age 8; identify the role and value of families as partners in a comprehensive assessment system; implement a culturally responsive approach to assessment and evaluation; select and use appropriate formal and informal assessment techniques and methods in order to collect information that determines children's progress and levels of performance; identify and select assessment tools based on the purpose of the assessment being conducted; understand how technology can be used in the assessment process, including how to use assistive technology for children with disabilities; practice formal and informal assessments of young children's cognitive, socio-emotional, linguistic and motor development; use basic test and measurement concepts as means for interpreting test results; summarize, share, and report assessment information to parents and a variety of early childhood education stakeholders.
Major topics include: assessment as an ongoing and systematic process for collecting information in order to evaluate the development and make decisions to address the needs of the young child in a variety of childcare and learning environments; selecting appropriate assessment tools and processes; appropriate practices in selecting and evaluating a variety of formal and informal assessments; processes for organizing, analyzing, interpreting and sharing assessment information with appropriate individuals.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Early Childhood Education (4/11) (9/16 revalidation).