CD 52
Observation and Assessment of Children

Course Description

The appropriate use of assessment and observational strategies to understand and document development and behavior. Recording strategies, rating systems, portfolios, and multiple assessment tools are explored. (This course meets NAEYC Standards 1a,1b,2a,2c,3a,3b,3c, 3d,6b,6c SS3, SS5 ; NBPTS Standards 3 and 4; DEC Standard 8 Assessment; CA Early Childhood Educator Competency Focus 1: Observation, Screening, Assessment and Documentation; CA ECE/Infant Family Early Childhood Mental Health Competencies Areas B and E.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
21537 CD 52 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Jayanti Roy ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2020-09-21 to 2020-12-11.

Footnote Information

C D -052.-50Z-: This is an online class that has scheduled meetings through Zoom. Attendance is required each week on Fridays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Other assignments will be completed and submitted each week, as you would for a face-to-face course. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone will not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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