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ABED 086 Communication Skills Childcare Applications II

3 credits
This course is exclusively for students who qualify for and enroll in the I-BEST Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization, Certificate of Completion. This is intended as the second quarter of a two-quarter sequence which begins with the ECE Initial Certificate Certificate of Completion.  This course addresses industry specific vocabulary and language skills covered in the technical courses EDUC& 115 Child Development  and EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior .

Prerequisites: ABED 066  

Corequisites: EDUC& 115  and EDUC& 130  

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Pronounce, spell, and use correctly specialized vocabulary relating to a child’s development and guiding behavior
  • Write related paragraphs to produce a manual for use in the child care setting
  • Discuss prominent child development research and theories
  • Communicate basic child development information to parents and peers
  • Describe the developmental sequence from conception through early adolescence in all domains using appropriate terminology and identifying characteristics of each
  • List and describe positive guidance techniques for children birth through early adolescence
  • Describe and demonstrate positive, respectful and culturally responsive interactions
  • Document observations of children as a means to assess and communicate growth and development
  • Develop and write a children’s menu following DEL guidelines
  • Summarize all guidelines for their area of specialization as outlined by DEL

Total Hours: 30 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 30