Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

ECE 152 Observation, Behavior and Guidance (3)

Prerequisite(s): None.

Recommended Preparation: Concurrent employment in an early childhood care or education facility, or concurrent enrollment in Cooperative Education in an early childhood care or education facility.

An introductory course in communication skills, concepts, and techniques for observing and recording child characteristics and behaviors in the early childhood setting. Areas of focus are objective observation techniques, guidance, behavior modification techniques, listening skills, and classroom management. Meaningful two-way communication is emphasized.

3 hours lecture.