This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of young children’s behavior. The course will provide to the student underlying causes of problem behavior, foundations for developmentally appropriate child guidance, different caregiving styles, specific positive discipline strategies and ways to manage the physical environment effectively. Students will gain various suggestions/tips on managing specific types of behavior. Students will have opportunities to solve specific problems relating to theory as compared to real-life situations.
TEXT: Guidance of Young Children. 9th Edition. Marian Marion. 2015.
Three credit hour course.
FORMAT: Blended course that meets every other week during the day for three hours, fall semester only.