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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Inactive Learning Experiences - CCEI
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155 hours (up to one year).
January 2008 - December 2015.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the requirements of a safe, healthy learning environment; establish and maintain a safe, healthy environment for young children; define emotional and cognitive development; advance the physical, cognitive, communicative and creative development of young children; utilize positive guidance techniques to support development of child; make and keep anecdotal records in the four broad areas of child development; develop an assessment checklist based on developmental milestones; conduct parent interviews/conferences and conduct observations of children and programs in an early childhood environment; establish productive relationships with families; identify components required to ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participants' needs; and list requirements to maintain a commitment to professionalism and to document professional growth.
This course is taught in an online module format (with three required textbooks) consisting of on-going and cumulative competency based assessments (quizzes and final exam), open-ended essays, student activities and observations/reflections. Students receive on-going monitoring and feedback from personal Education Coaches. The course exceeds the clock hours required by the Council for Professional Recognition in order to obtain the National CDA Credential. Units focus on the six competency standards.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 10 semester hours in Human/Child Development or Early Childhood Education (11/10).
February 2007 - December 2015.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: plan and implement administrative systems that provide effective education and food programs; plan and implement administrative systems that effectively carry out the program's mission, goals and objectives; plan and implement an effective marketing program to parents and the community; effectively administer a program of personnel management and staff development; maintain and develop the facility and equipment; comply with legal requirements necessary for effective management; practice responsible financial management; and maintain a commitment to professionalism and document professional growth and development.
This course is taught in an online, module format (with a required textbook) consisting of on-going and cumulative competency based assessments (quizzes and final exam), open-ended essays, student activity and observations/reflections. Students receive monitoring and feedback from personal Education Coaches throughout the process. The program consists of nine instructional units focusing on the core areas of competency required to manage a child care center and prepares students for their National Administrator Credential.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 5 semester hours in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education Administration/Leadership (11/10).