Early Childhood Education
Assessment Plan

Learning Objective: Content

Course content in the degree program will provide students with competencies, skills, and abilities based on the expected outcomes on the CDA Assessment, a standardized evaluation conducted by the Child Development Credential Council.

Learning Objective: Health

Students will model good nutrition and health habits to children. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Learning Environment

Students will learn to provide an enjoyable environment which encourages learning. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Safety

Students will learn how to provide a safe environment for infants and children. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Physical

Students will provide opportunities for large and small activities and sensory development for infants and children. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Cognitive

Students will provide a healthy environment that fosters cognitive development. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Communication

Students learn to encourage language development in children. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Creativity

Students will encourage creativity in children. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Self

Students will learn how to provide opportunities for children to learn self-help skills. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Professionalism

Students be able to demonstrate interest in personal growth and professional development. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.

Learning Objective: Family Services

Students will learn how to encourage families to use or learn how to access community resources. The portfolio required for this course provides documentation of the student's ability to perform each targeted competency.


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