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 Course Title:   Parent Education Co-op for Second Parent

 Title Abbreviation:   PARENT ED COOP/2ND PARNT

 Department:    FL

 Course #:    140

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    200102

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

For second parent of families in cooperative group of toddlers, three-year olds, four-year olds, and five year olds. Parents will be involved in operation of the program through parent meetings, committee work, or classroom involvement.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Home & Family Life Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. 1. Objectively observe child behavior.
  2. 2. Identify programs that exhibit best practices in early childhood education.
  3. 3. Practice skills and techniques useful in working with small groups of children.
  4. 4. Practice techniques useful in working with small groups of adults.
  5. 5. Practice positive guidance techniques to promote responsible behavior.
  6. 6. Practice conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. A. Child development: Development of toddlers, three-year-olds, and four-year-olds of second parent families - emotionally, socially, physically, cognitively, language, motor and moral skills.
  2. B. Child behavior and misbehavior and appropriate practices.
  3. C. Parent/child communication.
  4. D. Child guidance techniques.
  5. E. Role of parent as the child's first and most important teacher.
  6. F. Self-esteem.
  7. G. Personal development.
  8. H. Family health and safety.
  9. I. Problem solving.
  10. J. Conflict resolution.
  11. K. Developmentally appropriate practices including, but not limited to, culturally relevant anti-bias curriculum, emergent curriculum and pre-literacy.
  12. L. Curriculum: Art, music, science, math, drama and movement.