SEED 559: Observation and Assessment of Young Children

This course explores the selection and use of formal and informal assessments to determine initial information for facilitating individual learning strategies and environments. Candidates enhance observational skills, assessment abilities, and communication reporting to families. Particular attention is given to the selection, administration, scoring, and interpretation of results obtained from assessments of young children to determine skills and abilities for the purpose of curriculum planning, learning environment design, and accommodations for children with special needs.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 200 or equivalent; LEDU 335 or equivalent; and LEDU 356 or SEED 556.
Notes(s): Early Childhood permit candidates must pass this course with a grade of “B-” or higher. Valid Certificate of Clearance and negative TB test results required for fieldwork. Lecture/Lab Hours: A 12-hour field practicum component is required. Grade Mode: A.
Credit(s): 3.