Issue in Child Dev & Health
Issue in Child Dev & Health HED 116
Monroe Community College
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52 R e s p e c t E Responsibility E R e a l i t y Monroe Community College Course HED 116 005006 Issues in Child Development amp Health Instructor Cristin Finch MSEd CHES Of ce Hours T 330430 W 13 pm HSMI R 330430 amp by appt Of ce Phone 585 2922383 Of ce Building 10 122 E Mail c nchmonroeccedu Webpage httpwebmonroecceduc nch Required 1 Issues in Child Health McGrawHill 2008 ISBN 0390788163 Ebook also available at httpebooksprimisonlinecom click on Custom Ebooks click quotNextquot and follow instructions HED116 ISBN 0390815675 2 A Child Called It Pelzer Dave J Health Communications Inc 1995 ISBN 1558743669 Course Description Issues in Child Health and Development explores health content areas defined by the NYS Health Education Department that affect the physical and emotional health of children from ages 512 Issues that follow are addressed from a teacher s perspective communication skills family life keeping kids active safety education including child abuse death substance use and abuse school violence childhood stress nutrition mental health and environmental factors This course will include identifying and reporting suspected child abusemaltreatment and Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Legislation Certifications Student must pass course and complete related assignments to earn certifications Course Learning Outcomes 1 Describe mental emotional physical spiritual environmental social and behavioral issues related to child health and development and strategies for optimizing health and wellness in each domain 2 Differentiate primary secondary and tertiary forms of prevention 3 Evaluate the credibility of various sources and content of health information related to child health and development 4 Identify factors that contribute to healthrelated choices and responsible decision making Recognize strategies for preventing identifying and reporting various types of child abuse and neglect for mandated and nonmandated reporters 6 Describe violence prevention measures and appropriate responses to threats and acts of violence 7 Recognize the roles of family schools and community resources in the health and development of children V39 Course Requirements 1 Complete all assigned reading including A Child Called It assignments papers activities and exams as scheduled See outline below for due dates 2 Check your student MCC email account daily 3 Attend and participate in class discussions and activities Follow classroom policies and guidelines as outlined in this syllabus Students lVIUST pass the course and complete all related assignments in order to earn the Child Abuse and SAVE certi cations that are available through this course 5 Respect for self and others in words and deeds Responsibility for one s own success through personal accountability Reality of the expectations and standards in a college environment Grading Grading Scale 7678 30 3 X 10 93100 A 7375 20 8992 A 6972 Assignments 40 8688 B 6668 D Participation m 8385 B 6365 D Total 100 7982 B 062 F or 4 absences Use page top corner Attendance 77 Late 77 if 77 Course Policies and Guidelines The goal for students and for the instructor is to create an environment that allows each student the greatest opportunity for success The following are guidelines that foster a learning environment with fairness and consistency for each student Student Responsibilities It is the responsibility of the student to read and understand the policies within this syllabus and track hisher own performance Adherence to the guidelines in this syllabus will signi cantly in uence the grade that is earned in this course The instructor will not track down missing assignments and is not obligated to warn students in danger of failing Students are to track their own progress and inquire with the instructor as needed Critical Attendance and Withdrawal Policies a Perfect attendance Final grade will be bumped up half step Ex from C to B or A to A b Each student will be given 2 absences one week s worth ofclass without penalty for the semester If absences are used the student is not eligible for perfect attendance c It is strongly recommended that you SAVE THESE ABSENCES to cover any emergency or unexpected event to avoid grade reduction or failure ofthe course Classes cannot be made up d Three 3 absences Reduction ofgrade e More than gabsences Grade ofF MMMM 1 Being late or leaving early two 2 times one absence g If you are late it is your responsibility to personally notify the instructor so you are marked late instead of absent h There are no excused lates leaving early or absences including work or personal appointments Schedule appropriately i Students are responsible for missed work Check with a fellow classmate for notes and assignments The instructor CANNOT provide notes j If you want to withdraw from this class it is your responsibility to complete a StudentInitiated Withdrawal before the deadline If you receive nancial aid discuss the decision to withdraw with the nancial aid of ce Your instructor is not obligated to withdraw you however reserves the right 4391 I u to withdraw you from class for y yvl fun mauw Other Critical In uences on Your Grade Behaviors that lead to a higher grade V Being early and prepared for each class and exam writing utensil notebook reading completed V Paying attention and participating in discussion and activities V Completing class assignments and turning them in on or before the due date V Checking MCC email account daily V Cell phones and MP3 players powered off and put away Behaviors that lead to a lower grade V Texting Vibrating Cell Phone Using electronic devices Without permission V Talking to your neighbor outside of group assignment V Disrespecting classmates or the instructor V Sleeping in class V Leaving the room during class other than for a bathroom EMERGENCY V Packing up to leave before class is dismissed by the instructor Eliminate Distraction TURN OFF AND PUT AWAY CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES WHILE IN CLASS Time can be checked using a watch Academic Honesty Cheating on any exam paper or assignment at the college level is a serious issue It will not be tolerated and will result in a grade ofzero and referral to the VP ofStualent Services Assignments All assignments must be typed doublespaced 12 point font and checked for spelling and grammar Assignments will be accepted in hard copy format only If you do not have a functioning printer email the assignment to yourself and print it at the college Late Assignment Policy Late assignments will be penalized 5 if not turned at the beginning of class on the due date and 10 each calendar day thereafter Examination Policy An exam can only be made up with prior communication with the instructor and a documented emergency Guests Students of cially registered for the course are the only individuals allowed in the classroom Recording You may audio record class lectures with prior permission of the instructor if the recording is utilized for studying course material Learning Center Referral Statement MCC has a number of Learning Centers Learning Centers are staffed with instructional personnel and may be equipped with computers and software to assist students It is recommended that students use the Centers to get additional help with writing as needed Emergency Closings The college rarely closes Leave plenty of time to make it to class in case of inclement weather construction and other delays If the College is closed due to weather or some other emergency all Rochester area radio and TV stations will be noti ed no later than 530 am In addition the homepage on the MCC website 1wwwmonroeccedu will display a message indicating the College is closed Please do not call the College to avoid overloading the telephone lines In the event of an emergency such as a campus evacuation or closure severe weather alert re in a building hazardous material incident etc where recommended proactive actions need to be communicated the SUNY NY Alert system will be utilized to provide immediate noti cation For more information please visit httpwwwmonroeccedudeptspstdNYAlerthtm Class cancellation information is available daily on the web or through the telephone Simply go to the MCC website 1wwwmonroeccedu and under the Quick Links window on the homepage click on Class C quot 39 A 39 quot 39 quot class quot 39 information is available by dialing 2922066 press 1 for the Brighton Campus and 2 for the Damon Campus If possible please use the web as there could be delays in the voice recordings based on the number of cancellations Disability Statement Any student who requires accommodation based on a disability should contact the Services for Students with Disabilities office at 2922357 and discuss this with the instructor at the beginning of the semester
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