EDCI 542 Early Childhood Assessment and Observation

This course is a comprehensive study of screening and assessment tools for use with young children. Topics include the nature of development in young children and its relationship to measurement; the art and science of observation; when and how to select appropriate assessment methods and instruments; administering, scoring, interpreting and reporting assessment results; and the role of tests and ongoing classroom assessment in curriculum planning and instruction. Additionally, students will learn the educator's role as part of an interdisciplinary team.




EDFI 503 (post-baccalaureate) and EDFI 560 or permission of the instructor