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Semester and Year Offered: Semester-3, Monsoon 2018
Course Coordinator and Team: Fariha Siddiqui, Dr Sunita Singh and Sheetal Nagpal
Email of course coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-requisites The course focuses on the job role of supervisor (Level-6) in an early childhood centre. The course is meant to be offered to those who have specific knowledge and skills related to Day care facilitator (Level-5) offered in 1st year respectively
The specific objectives of the course are to help students:
After completing the course, students will be able to:
Brief description of modules/ Main modules:
2. Conversations with Children
As professionals engage with children all day long, it is also necessary for them to understand children’s talk and converse with them. In addition, young children may or may not express themselves explicitly.
Dickinson, D. K., & Tabors, P. O. (2001). Beginning literacy with language: Young children learning at home and school. Paul H Brookes Publishing.
Tenenbaum, H., Leman, P., Aznar, A., & To, C. (2016). Researching Children’s Conversations. Practical Research with Children, 89.
Goodwin, M. H. (1983). Aggravated correction and disagreement in children's conversations. Journal of pragmatics, 7(6), 657-677.
In class participation and attendance 20%
Short in-class assessments 40%
Term end Assessment 40%
Role of facilitators and supervisors
Listening to children
Children as conversational partners
Conversations about health, safety and security
- Sensitize children about:
- Explore ways to enable children to express themselves in problem situations