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Program: Bachelor of Arts in Administration Early Childhood Education PLO’s: PLO 1: Demonstrate knowledge of child development principles, including cognitive, language, physical and affective domains, in creating environments that are healthy, supportive, and challenging for children. PLO 2.  Analyze the influence and impact of families and communities on a child’s learning and development. PLO 3. Design and assess developmentally appropriate strategies and programs promoting positive development and learning for children. PLO 4   Apply leadership principles in directing and managing a child care setting. PLO 5   Identify components of personnel management in the recruiting, hiring, and maintenance of staff in quality child care settings. Program: Bachelor of Arts in Child Development PLO’s: PLO 1: Utilize knowledge of child development to construct and evaluate curriculum that effectively addresses the stages of development including cognitive, language, physical and affective development of young children. PLO 2: Analyze the influence and impact of families and communities on a child’s learning and development. PLO 3: Describe how family structure and cultural backgrounds influence communication processes in a child’s environment. PLO 4: Evaluate the critical role of play in children’s learning and development. PLO 5: Apply their knowledge as an advocate for children, families, childcare, and education. Program: Bachelor of Arts in Cognitive Studies PLO’s: PLO 1:  Apply knowledge of brain functioning to diverse ways of learning and teaching. PLO 2:  Examine cognitive development and the impact of learning across the lifespan. PLO 3:  Evaluate the unique needs of learners with developmental delays, brain-behavior relationships, and cognitive advances, and programs to address these needs.  PLO 4:  Compare and contrast changes in the child and adult brain over time and the impact on cognitive functioning.  PLO 5:  Integrate environmental and cultural theories into teaching and learning strategies. PLO 6:  Investigate an area of cognitive functions and processes using foundational research skills. Program: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development with Differentiated Instruction PLO’s: PLO 1:  Synthesize theories, processes and approaches in the study of child development from diverse perspectives across domains. PLO 2:  Analyze theories which address the interrelationship of child, family and community, and culture on the growth, behavior, and development of children. PLO 3:Compile evidence based strategies that demonstrate an awareness of exceptionalities and cultural diversity within the field of child development. PLO 4:  Assess the impact of contemporary issues and trends relating to the field of child development and their multiple influences on current practice and knowledge. PLO 5:  Propose diverse models of inclusion to emphasize access, participation, and partnerships with children and families. PLO 6:  Apply professional and ethical practice aligned to national standards to include critical thinking, individual reflection, and collaboration. Program: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education PLO’s: PLO 1: Demonstrate knowledge of child development principles, including cognitive, language, physical and affective domains, in creating environments that are healthy, supportive, and challenging for children PLO 2: Analyze the influence and impact of families and communities on a child’s learning and development PLO 3: Design and assess developmentally appropriate strategies and programs promoting positive development and learning for children PLO 4: Identify components of personnel management in the recruiting, hiring, and maintenance of staff in quality child care settings PLO 5: Demonstrate knowledge of fiscal, legal, ethical, and program requirements in quality child care settings Program: Bachelor of Arts in English Language Learner Studies PLO’s: PLO 1:  Apply concepts, linguistic theories, research, knowledge of the structure of English, and sociolinguistics to facilitate the acquisition of English for English Language Learners PLO 2.   Analyze the influences of culture and diversity as it affects second language learning PLO 3.  Apply knowledge of meta-linguistics in second language development in constructing multiple identities PLO 4    Describe standards-based practices and strategies for developing and integrating English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in instructional settings PLO 5    Demonstrate knowledge of history, research and current practices in the field of second language acquisition and ELL Program: Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies PLO’s: PLO 1: Design effective curriculum, instruction and assessment to meet the needs of diverse learners PLO 2: Demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent development in the cognitive, social, physical, and emotional domains PLO 3: Identify the unique needs of special learners and adapt curriculum and instruction to meet these needs PLO 4: Apply alignment practices of standards, instruction and assessment to identified academic, district and state standards, goals and priorities as part of the planning and material selection process PLO 5: Apply foundational research skills to a topic of interest in an area of education Program: Bachelor of Arts in Instructional Design PLO’s: PLO 1: Design instructional and training interventions and assessments for online, place-based, and blended delivery PLO 2:  Apply the results of learning, task, performance, and other analyses to the design of training and instruction PLO 3:   Apply evaluations of technologies for developing, delivering, and assessing instructional and training interventions PLO 4:   Distinguish how different principles and theories of learning, design, and assessment influence design processes and outcomes PLO 5:  Develop plans to manage collaborative processes and participants typically involved in an instructional design project PLO 6:   Respond appropriately to ethical, legal, and political factors influencing instructional design projects for diverse learners and contexts Program: Bachelor of Arts in Library Science PLO’s: PLO 1:  Synthesize input from library patrons and knowledge of resources to provide solutions to information, academic and individual needs. PLO 2:  Research solutions utilizing technology, information, programs or resources to meet the diverse needs of all patrons. PLO 3:  Evaluate customer service strategies to promote a welcoming environment and culture of learning. PLO 4:  Construct ethical responses to contemporary issues impacting libraries and library patrons. PLO 5 Apply learning strategies that teach research and information skills to diverse learners .