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| EDUC220 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||EDUC220|
|COURSE TITLE:||Day Care Administration|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||3|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:|
This course is designed to develop skills in administration and supervision for students who desire to work in early childhood education centers. Included will be topics such as program planning, selection and use of staff, the role of the administrator and supervisor, administrative tasks, in-service training for staff improvement and community resources for supplementing the center's services. Emphasis will be placed upon social problems, their causes, and ways of alleviating, preventing, or handling them.
Placement into ENGL121
6 hours observation required.
This course is not available for web registration.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Provide an introduction to knowledge of curriculum development from the view of the administrator through textbook readings and developing activity and lesson plans.
- Understand the role of the organizer and supervisor of program and staff through hands-on demonstrations and through cooperative group work projects that are evaluated.
- Gain insight into principles of training for staff selection and use and also in-service training for staff development by developing and sharing a power point presentation for families or staff development and planned cooperative group discussions that are monitored and evaluated.
- Make budgets, keep records, understand legal responsibilities, and gain an awareness of state and federal forms as evidence in written report assignments.
- Gain an understanding of social problems, community resources, as well as the legal and moral aspects of the child advocate through developing a Resource Directory.
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- The Numerous Roles and Responsibilities of the Director
- Variety of Schools and Programs
- Quality Care
- Licensing Standards
- Choosing a Facility, Equipment and Supplies
- Developmentally Appropriate Practices
- Setting Goals, Planning, and Evaluating Programs
- Planning for Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School Agers
- Staff Selection, Supervision, Evaluation, Retention, and Development
- Student Teachers and Volunteers
- Grant Writing
- Maintenance, Health, and Safety Considerations for the Center
- Food and Nutrition
- Developing Environments
- Parent Involvement
- Marketing and Public Relations
- Community Resources
Click, Phyllis (2011). Administration of Schools for Young Children
(8th edition). United States: Delmar.
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstoreEVALUATION:
A point system, based on the following criteria, will be used to evaluate the student’s performance in this class.
|Discussion Questions (15) ||
150 points |
130 points |
220 points |
500 points |
|460-500 pts ||
92-100% ||A |
420-459 pts ||84-91% ||B |
380-419 pts ||76-83% ||
340-379 pts ||68-75% ||
Under 340 pts ||under 68% ||
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC,
you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College.
Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A
DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-
to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to
the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is
available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|