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2022-2023 Supplemental Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Supplemental Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BKE 6330 - Child and Family Observation, Documentation and Assessment

Credits: 3 hrs
This course provides students with an understanding of the forms, functions, methods, and roles of assessment for planning and implementing effective early childhood programs for young children from diverse cultures and with varied learning needs. The students will explore both quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluation and assessment. They will learn about technological adaptations to enhance the assessment process. Students will gain an understanding of appropriate strategies for conducting, reporting, and decision making related to specific functions of assessment. They will learn about assessment strategies necessary for second language learners and about adaptations for children with disabilities. They will use selected assessment strategies with young children in their field placements and are expected to become competent in the use of authentic assessment strategics to describe a child’s learning strengths and instructional needs.
Latest Update(s) Approved by Graduate Council: September 5, 2019