ED 393 Assessment in Early Childhood Environments 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
  • Prerequisites: Acceptance into the methods phase of the education program or with permission from the instructor and ED 233 Early Childhood Development.
  • Bulletin Year: 2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

Designed to introduce students to informal and authentic assessment techniques for young children (ages birth to 8). Observation and recording techniques for informal assessment within learning environments with a focus on growth and development across multiple domains will be presented. Attention will be given to how informal assessment can facilitate the process of building classroom community, curriculum development and partnering with parents. An overview of appropriate standardized assessment methods will be provided.