2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 27, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

ECE 260 - Child Guidance

Description: Relationship-based proactive strategies to promote pro-social development of children. Exploration of theoretical foundations related to child development and implementation of a positive strength-based guidance approach to foster self-control, an organized classroom environment, development of pro-social skills, and to address persistent and challenging behaviors. This course is cross-listed with PSY 260 

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Proactive guidance strategies and models for children
  2. Theoretical foundations of child social-emotional development
  3. Explore models of child guidance
  4. Positive strength-based guidance strategies
  5. Relationship-based teaching

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the impact of social environment on child development. (3,5)
  2. Identify issues of individual differences and diversity in child development, with implications for child behavior and guidance. (2,3)
  3. Compare and contrast major theories of child guidance. (2,3)
  4. Analyze effective proactive guidance practices and strategies. (1,4,5)
  5. Devise guidance plans for specific problems/issues of child development. (1,4)
  6. Develop a personal theory of guidance based on positive guidance principles and the development of young children. (1,3-5)