Students will have an understanding of the theoretical, empirical, and philosophical foundations of the discipline. In addition, students will be able to apply their knowledge while working with children,families, and fellow professionals.
A common controversial topic in the field of Child Development. A brief response to a scenario addressing the negative effects of spanking and alternative methods of disciple according to the theoretical, empirical, and philosophical foundations of the Child Development discipline.
Do not necessarily follow your gut. You must provide proper documentation to back up your claims.
Through my undergrad career in the Child Development Program, I have learned to assess, conduct reports, and present important information on an individual child.
Skilled at using evidence based documentation to evaluate individual children through the DRDP.
When we observe a child, we are not intervening or interrupting, we are simply watching quietly and taking note of the areas of learning or development that interest us. We are not making judgments or evaluations, we are simply observing what is happening.
Students will understand professionalism by demonstrating knowledge, attitudes, and skills of those individuals who are committed to understanding and working with children and families. Communication (reading, writing, listening, computer and speaking skills), leadership, research, assessment and evaluation, and collaboration skills are mastered.
Through my internships and my time as a Child Development major, I have seen first hand the definition of professionalism in many contexts. The best of what I have achieved in this area comes from my position in the Child Development Student Association Club, and through my internship experiences.
My Love for Child Development!
Trust, Commitment, Compassion
What I am most proud of through my journey in the Child Development Program: Hands on experience.
Specific strategies used to address working with children considered to be very challenging.
Award for my position in the Child Development Student Association Club on campus.
A scenario in which a young boy's behavior problems are interfering with his ability to succeed in the school setting. The program wants him out, and the referral signed. What are the proper steps in getting him help?
Students will understand features of model programs for children and families as well as implement appropriate curriculum activities. Students will evaluate the impact and efficacy of these programs for children, families, and communities.