Office of Assessment and Accreditation

UNCG Student Learning Outcomes

BKIL (PBC)

Mission
The Birth-Kindergarten Initial Licensure Program (BK:ILP) Post-Baccalaureate Certificate jointly offered by the Departments of Human Development and Family Studies and Specialized Education Services provides training for students with a bachelor’s degree seeking an initial NC Birth-Kindergarten teaching license. The program prepares graduate students to work in diverse early care and education settings serving young children with and without disabilities, ages birth through five, and their families.

The learning goals of the BK:ILP include acquiring and demonstrating a broad range of knowledge and skills for serving children with and without disabilities related to:
(1) planning for young children,
(2) impact on student learning,
(3) leadership to benefit young children,
(4) the early childhood discipline
(5) professional dispositions, and
(6) teaching skills.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge of Planning for Young Children
Acquire and demonstrate knowledge and skills in planning developmentally appropriate, early learning standards-based curriculum for young children in inclusive early care and education settings.

Demonstration of Impact on Student Learning
Demonstrate a positive impact on learning through use of assessment-guided instruction with young children with varying needs.

Demonstration of Leadership
Acquire and demonstrate leadership skills to benefit young children with and without disabilities.

Knowledge of Early Childhood Discipline
Demonstrate knowledge and analysis of a critical issue in the early childhood discipline for children with and without disabilities.

Professional Dispositions
Acquire and demonstrate professional attitudes, values, and behaviors that are characteristic of caring, collaborative, and competent teachers in following areas: ethical behavior, responsible, personal and professional conduct, inclusive and affirming of diversity, collaborative, reflective learner, receptive to feedback, self-efficacious, and engaged and committed to teaching as a profession.

Teaching Skills
Acquire and demonstrate knowledge and skills in implementing developmentally appropriate, early learning standards-based curriculum for young children in inclusive early care and education settings in the following areas: planning, instruction, assessment, and student motivation and management.

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