DCCCD TECA 1354 - Syllabus (7 pages)

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Dallas County Community College
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Teca 1354 - Child Growth and Development
Child Growth and Development Documents
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Eastfield College Social Science Human Services Business Division Child Growth and Development CDEC TECA 1354 3 credit hours Location Online Professor Sandra Saucedo Scott Office K 124 Phone 972 860 7041 Fax number 972 860 391 036 Do not fax assignments Email address sandrascott dcccd edu Office hours By Appointment only Course Description from Eastfield Catalog TECA 1354 Child Growth and Development 3 This is an Academic Transfer Credit Course Number Prerequisite Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language ESOL 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative TSI standard in Reading Corequisite Concurrent Students will be required to submit to and pass a criminal background search by the certification date as prescribed by the program and college Failure to comply will result in the student being dropped from the course A study of the physical emotional social and cognitive factors impacting growth and development of children through adolescence Course content is aligned with State Board for Educator Certification Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Standards 3 Lec Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1312025209 Textbook Discovering Child Development by Martin and Fabes 2nd Edition ISBN 0547003617 publisher Cengage Learning Developmental Courses The Texas Success Initiative TSI is a statewide program designed to ensure that students enrolled in Texas public colleges and universities have the basic academic skills needed to be successful in college level course work The TSI requires assessment remediation if necessary and advising of students who attend a public college or university in the state of Texas The program assesses a student s basic academic skills in reading writing and math Passing the assessment is a prerequisite for enrollment in many college level classes such as English 1301 1302 History 1301 1302 Math 1414 etc Students who do not meet assessment standards may complete prerequisite requirements by taking developmental courses in the deficient area and passing them with a grade of C or higher In some cases retesting will also be required It is up to each student to be aware and informed about requirements that are subject to change Additional information is available from the TSI Office https www1 dcccd edu cat0910 admiss tsi cfm loc 4 Course Objectives CDEC TECA 1354 1 Summarize principles of growth and development and developmental stages in various domains NAEYC Standard 1a b 2 Discuss theories of development NAEYC Standard 1a 3 Discuss the impact of developmental processes on early childhood practices and types and techniques of observation NAEYC Standard 1c 4 Demonstrate skills in practical application of developmental principles and theories observation techniques and recognition of growth and developmental patterns NAEYC Standard 1c 3b 5d Evaluation Procedures Modules 28 The course assignments are divided into three modules with specific due dates for each module The assignments are based on the required textbook The required readings which correlate with the specific assignments are identified within each module In general assignments may involve going to various educational facilities to observe interview and or conduct classroom activities The individual educational facility will notify students if a criminal background is required to conduct interviews observations or classroom activities The course may require a project directly related to the course content DISCUSSIONS 8 Students are required to participate in the discussion board questions directly related to the course content A minimum of 3 detailed posting on three different dates are required for each discussion question Weekly postings will help meet this requirement In addition students are required to reference the textbook and or related articles in each posting A different reference source must be used for each posting The purpose of the discussion board is to development professional opinions supported by reference source s EXAMS All exams are open book and based on the required textbook Although exams are untimed there are deadline dates for completing the exams TEST 1 10 Test 2 10 FINAL EXAM 13 CASE STUDY 15 You will complete a case study on a child from age 4 12 as described in Course Documents You should begin early in the semester so that you have plenty of time to complete the case study Do not select a child in your class your own child a child of a friend or relative You should plan on at least 10 hours of observation throughout the entire semester This will permit you to see the child grow and progress throughout this semester RESEARCH PAPER 16 Final letter grade will be computed as follows 90 100 points A 80 89 9 points B 70 79 9 points C 60 69 9 points D 0 59 9 points F The final semester grade can not be determined until all weighted course requirements are completed Obtaining Final Course Grades Using eConnect Final Grade Reports are no longer mailed Convenient access is available online at www econnect dcccd edu Use your identification number when you log onto eConnect an online system developed by the DCCCD to provide you with timely information regarding your college record Your grades will also be printed on your Student Advising Report which is available in the Admissions Office Eastfield College Email Policy Faculty and students must have and use a DCCCD account for all correspondence relating to academic coursework For information on setting up a DCCCD student email account go to http www dcccd edu netmail home html Withdrawal Policy If you are unable to complete this course it is your responsibility to withdraw formally The withdrawal request must be received in the Registrar s Office by Failure to do so will result in your receiving a performance grade usually an F If you drop a class or withdraw from the college before the official drop withdrawal deadline you will receive a W Withdraw in each class dropped For more information about drop deadlines refer to the current printed Credit Class Schedule contact the Admissions Registrar s Office at 972 860 7167 Room C119 or contact the division office Attendance Policy Assignments are due whether student is regardless of attendance since all course requirements are posted at the beginning of the semester Computer problems illness unless medically ordered etc do not automatically exempt students from this requirement Attendance grades as a portion of the 100 point weighted grade See Evaluation


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