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CHFD311 - Guidance in Early Childhood

Course Details

Course Code: CHFD311 Course ID: 3603 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course stresses the need to respect the unique qualities that individual children and their families bring to the early childhood setting. It presents developmentally appropriate guidance strategies that help young children to become responsible, respectful, and productive members of the community.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Welcome to Guidance in Early Childhood- Learning Objectives (LO).

After you have completed this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify different theoretical approaches in child guidance for birth to eight
  2. Discuss the differences between positive and negative discipline and punishment for children under eight
  3. Discuss the effects of environment, stress, anger, and aggression for young children’s behavior
  4. Learn how their guidance styles affect young children’s behaviors and personalities.
  5. Learn guidance strategies to support healthy socio-emotional development in children under eight.
  6. Describe early childhood classroom management practices which encourage positive guidance, self-esteem, and ethics.
  7. Use knowledge of observational strategies and teaching practices to interpret behavior and plan interventions for young children.
NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Forum week 1 5.00 %
Forum Week 2 5.00 %
Forum Week 3 5.00 %
Forum Week 4 5.00 %
Forum Week 5 5.00 %
Forum Week 6 5.00 %
Forum Week 7 5.00 %
Forum Week 8 5.00 %
Assignments 60.00 %
Week 2 Assignment 20.00 %
Week 5 Assignment 20.00 %
Week 7 Assignment 20.00 %
Book Title: Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author:
Publication Info:
ISBN: N/A

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.