Tompkins Cortland Community College

ECHD240 - Tech for Observing & Rec Young Child Dev


Designed to acquaint early childhood students with the observation techniques they need to become thoroughly familiar with how children grow and develop. The observation techniques are a skeleton on which the students build knowledge of child development and behavior. Students also learn the goals, benefits and uses of assessment. Each week students review child development principles and use one special observation technique to study these principles. Prerequisites: RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.