2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    May 19, 2024  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECED 104 Parent and Child (2 credits)

Formerly ECE 141

Prerequisite Parent participates with child. Department permission.

Course Description
Participation of parents with children 18-36 months of age in a child-study laboratory for the purpose of parent education in two year old growth and development. Course components include observation, lecture and discussion sessions.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify a developmentally appropriate environment for young children.
2. Select appropriate techniques based on knowledge of social development that assist children in sharing and playing with others.
3. Identify influencing factors that lead to the development of aggression in young children.
4. Provide children with positive alternatives to aggressive behavior that are based on current understanding of social development.
5. Utilize language that enhances the development of self-esteem in young children.
6. Apply congruent behavioral techniques based upon children’s individual temperament styles.
7. Identify multiple intelligence learning styles in individual adults and children and choose corresponding teaching strategies.
8. Apply current brain development and learning theories to young children’s activities.
9. Identify differences in the stages of cognitive and moral development and provide learning experiences appropriate to the child’s level.
10. Distinguish between cognitive, intellectual, and academic development and report how each relates to children’s higher level thinking skills.
11. Select appropriate guidance techniques for different misbehavior types in applying discipline for the two-year-old child.
12. Explore the impact on family dynamics which may occur during the two-year-old child’s stage of development, and plan activities to enhance the parent/child relationship.

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