The Big Picture

What to expect from CHDV 105

If we step back and see the big picture, we will have a better understanding of the activities we will engage in.  All our zero cost reading and viewing material will be embedded in our Canvas course shell. You should encounter an all-inclusive experience through the use of multiple instructional modalities.

Week 1: Getting Started

Week 2: Introduction to Observation & Assessment

Week 3: Developmentally Appropriate Practices

Week 4: DRDP

Week 5: Observation Techniques

Week 6: Running Records

Week 7: Anecdotal Records

Week 8: Time & Event Sampling

Week 9: Frequency Counts & Duration Records

Week 10: Checklists & Rating Scales

Week 11: Portfolios & Technology

Week 12: Quality Counts

Week 13: Assessing Interactions

Week 14: The Planning Process

Week 15: Collaboration with Families and Professionals

Week 16: Overview, Reflect & Final

Each week, we will have 6 hours of instructional material.  Instructional material will consist of online lectures, multimedia resources, and scholastic articles. 

Each week, you will be required to complete 3.5 hours, 49 hours total, of child observation activities at the Palomar College ECE Lab School. Due to the nature of Child Development and our current national affairs, a topic, incident, or trend might be added into the course. Activities and schedule are subject to change.  

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Observation & Assessment

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Adult Supervision & Mentoring

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Practicum in Early Childhood

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