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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 066 Communication Skills Child Care Applications

3 credits
This course addresses industry specific vocabulary and language skills covered in the technical courses (ECED&105, ECED&107, ECED&120).

Prerequisites: EASL 040  or placement by assessment (NRS ESL 5 or ABE 3).

Corequisites: ECED& 105 , ECED& 107 , and ECED& 120 .

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Pronounce, spell, and use correctly specialized vocabulary relating to a child’s environment, behavior, and accepted learning theories
  • Explain the steps in active listening and discuss non-verbal communication techniques
  • Use a variety of complex sentence structures to analyze and explain the Professional Code of Ethics in the field of child care
  • Write related paragraphs to produce a manual for use in the child care setting
  • Communicate basic child development information to parents and peers