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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.

Prerequisites: ABED 40  or AHSE 56  (or placement into MATH 87  or AHSE 66  or higher) and ABED 46  (or placement into ENGL 93  or higher) 

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

  • Identify developmentally appropriate individual and group behaviors of children
  • Compare at least three approaches to guiding behavior
  • Recognize positive, respectful, culturally responsive approaches to guidance
  • Plan environment supportive of children’s development with focus on attachment, self-help, relationships, and executive function
  • Articulate strategies to promote social/emotional competence and positive sense of self

Program Outcomes
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:

  • apply developmentally appropriate guidance techniques
  • be prepared to communicate in verbal and written format with the parents
  • follow the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as it relates to early childhood programs

Total Hours: 30 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 30