CCOG for ECE 196 Winter 2022
- Course Number:
- ECE 196
- Course Title:
- Teaming and Communication in ECE Settings
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Identify the conflict and communication styles of parents, colleagues, and supervisors based on culture and specific roles in the early education field.
- Use communication strategies to work with parents, colleagues, and supervisors in early education environments.
- Identify the principles of teaming dynamics including the stages.
Course Activities and Design
The course will include large group lecture, small group discussions, PPTs, videos, self-assessment, observations, self-assessment, role-playing, reflection writing and presentation.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Students will demonstrate the ability to identity the five styles of conflict resolutions (e.g., Thomas/Hilman)
- Students will observe adults conversations in early education settings and identify the styles used
- Students will role play scenarios and practices communicating with differing styles in early education settings
- One- 30 minute observation and write up required
- Capstone- students will write an assessment of own style and identify strengths and areas for improvement
- Final 15 minute presentation on own style and growth over the course
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Self Evaluation of Conflict Styles
Identify the 5 conflict styles in relationship to culture (e.g., ethnicity, class, gender, etc.)
Basic strategies for approaching each style
Basic active listening and non-defensive communication skills
Basic understanding of teaming and communication issues in early education
Basic understanding of appreciation strategies in relationship to early education settings
- Culture is defined as: ethnicity, gender, class, etc.
- Roles are defined as colleagues, parents, and staff, etc.