2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC& 130 Guiding Behavior (3 credits)

Formerly ECE 112

Course Description
Examine the principles and theories promoting social competence in young children and creating safe learning environments. Develop skills promoting effective interactions, providing positive individual guidance, and enhancing group experiences.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify developmentally appropriate individual and group behaviors of children.
2. Compare at least three approaches to guiding behavior.
3. Recognize positive, respectful, culturally responsive approaches to guidance.
4. Plan environment supportive of children’s development with focus on attachment, self-help, relationships, and executive function.
5. Articulate strategies to promote social/emotional competence and positive sense of self.
6. Reflect on personal bias and attitudes regarding children’s behavior and disciplinary styles in order to create a philosophy of guidance and discipline that is appropriate for use in an early childhood education classroom.

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