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 Course Title:   Bridges Module II – (Family/Child Programs)

 Title Abbreviation:   BRID MOD II-FAMILY/CHILD

 Department:    ECED

 Course #:    242

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

Administration and management of early childhood education and child care programs in both the public and private sector. ECED 241, 242, and 243 combined are equivalent to ECED& 139.


Prerequisite: Must take ECED 241, 242, and 243 to equal ECED& 139.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Supplementary Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize elements of management styles.
  2. Identify the primary elements of program development.
  3. Develop a personal policy manual.
  4. Develop a financial plan and interpret financial reports.
  5. Prepare personnel recruitment information.
  6. Participate in both entrance and exit interviews.
  7. View the administration, management and supervision from a pluralistic perspective.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.
8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets, diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Program planning and initiation.
  2. Fiscal planning.
  3. Fund raising.
  4. Benefit/wages/salary.
  5. Personnel-Equal employment practices.
  6. Professional development/Ethical practices.
  7. Recruitment and hiring.
  8. Staff supervision and development.
  9. Staff evaluations.
  10. Access/Cultural inclusion.
  11. Legal/liability issues.