Feb 24, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

CHC5736 CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO COURSE PROCEDURE


CHC5736 CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in their Sophomore year, or those seeking assistance in completing the CDA Portfolio.

Catalog Description:

CHC5736 - Child Care and Development Portfolio   (1 hr)

This class is designed for students who will be working with children ages birth through eight.  Students will compile and evaluate an assessment portfolio of lesson plans and resources designed to show competence in a variety of areas, which will also meet the requirements of the CDA portfolio.  Students will prepare for professional interviews.

Course Classification:

Individual Instruction/Applied Lesson/Independent Study

Prerequisites:

None

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed for students who will be working with children ages birth through eight.  Students will compile and evaluate an assessment portfolio of lesson plans and resources designed to show competence in a variety of areas, which will also meet the requirements of the CDA portfolio.  Students will prepare for professional interviews.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course the student will:

  • Analyze all elements to include in the portfolio and revise accordingly.
  • Complete an assessment portfolio which addresses the areas of
  • Safe healthy learning environment.
  • Physical and intellectual competence.
  • Social and emotional development.
  • Positive guidance.
  • Positive and Productive relationships with families.
  • Program Management responsive to participant needs.
  • Commitment to Professionalism.
  • Prepare for professional interviews.

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

UNIT 1: Analyze Items to be Included

Outcomes: Upon Completion of this unit, students will successfully analyze all elements to include in the portfolio and revise accordingly.

  • Analyze all items to be included in the Assessment Portfolio. 
  • According to item analysis, revise any potential artifacts.

UNIT 2: Produce a Complete Assessment Portfolio

Outcomes: Upon Completion of this unit, students will successfully complete an assessment portfolio.

  • Safe healthy learning environment.
  • Physical and intellectual competence.
  • Social and emotional development.
  • Positive guidance.
  • Positive and productive relationships with families.
  • Program management responsive to participant needs.
  • Commitment to professionalism.

UNIT 3: Prepare for Professional Interviews

Outcomes: Upon Completion of this unit, students will successfully prepare for professional interviews.

  • Investigate proper interview etiquette.
  • Investigate proper interview attire.
  • Participate in a practice professional interview.

Projects Required:

  • Students will produce a complete Assessment Portfolio addressing all required elements.
  • Students will complete a practice professional interview.

Textbook:

Contact Bookstore for current textbook.

Materials/Equipment Required:

Attendance Policy: 

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission, and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching, and assessing the educational aspects of the college. A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time. The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program: 

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability.  If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations,   contact the Disability Services Coordinator.