Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior

3 credits

In this course students examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Students also develop skills promoting effective interactions, providing positive individual guidance, and enhancing group experiences.

Quarters Offered: Winter

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

  • Identify and differentiate developmentally appropriate child behaviors, individually and in groups
  • List and describe positive guidance techniques for children birth through early adolescence
  • Describe and demonstrate positive, respectful and culturally responsive interactions
  • Create a model daily schedule, routine and environment that provide support for attachment, self-help, relationship building, and exercising executive function
  • Develop strategies to promote social/emotional competencies and a positive sense of self
  • Identify and communicate strategies for professional interactions with families and other staff reflecting confidentiality, respect, and a positive approach to guidance
  • Compare and contrast at least three approaches to guiding young children’s behavior


Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30