Early Childhood Education, B.S. Student Learning Outcomes

College Education
Major Early Childhood Education
Degree B.S.
Date Revised Fall 2016

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply and integrate concepts of the developmental processes of children including their physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development in describing their learning and planning effective instruction
  2. Use content knowledge, learning standards, and other resources to implement meaningful curriculum for young children
  3. Observe and assess children in early childhood settings and apply this information to program planning and implementation
  4. Apply the skills and theoretical knowledge necessary to plan for and work effectively with young children with diverse developmental characteristics and backgrounds, their families, and their communities in a variety of educational settings
  5. Recognize and display professional dispositions and behaviors commensurate with professionals in the field of early education
  6. Reflect upon their program by indicating their level of satisfaction and level of preparation within the program 

Methods of Assessment

  • Student teaching rating scale (1,3,4)
  • ISBE ECS state examination (2,5)
  • Student surveys (6)
  • Cooperating teacher and supervisor survey (6)
  • Science investigation (3)
  • edTPA performance-based assessment (1)
  • Unit plan (1,2,4)
  • Team curriculum (4)
  • Clinical portfolio (1,3)
  • Dispositions assessment (5)

Last Updated

AAE updated May 2017

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