Objective Running Record
Date: 01/30/13 Observer’s Name: Holly Jones Child’s Name and Age: Aubrey, 6months Total Observation Time: 60minutes
Describe every detail of the child’s observable actions as fully and exactly as possible in the center column. In the left column record the time every 10 to 15 minutes. Later, add your interpretive comments. Briefly describe the setting, action and participant: My first subject is Aubrey, my girlfriend’s daughter who is 6 months old. Her father is African-American and her mother is Asian. It has been very interesting to see the cultural differences we have. Roman, the father was born and raised in the United States. Cecilia, the mother, was raised in the Philippines and has only been in the states about 5 years. I have been amazed at the accuracy of the book in relations to the socio cultural theory. Although, Roman was raised in America his opinions in child raising are very much in tune with the descriptions portrayed in the African society. Time| Objective Description of Behavior: Describe what you see and hear| Interpretive Comments| 4:00pm 4:15pm | Aubrey is sitting in the center of the living room on a blanket while her parents watch a movie. Roman is very attentive to the movie and smiled and talked to the Aubrey off and on while Cecilia spends the majority of the time attending to the baby.Aubrey can sit up good on her own, but often loses her balance and tips over. At one point Aubrey leans toward a toy and begins to tip sideways. Cecilia reacts by hollering at Roman to catch her. Roman calmly moves toward her as she falls on her side. As Aubrey looks up at her father she smiles and kicks her feet excitedly but when she looks at her mother who is obviously anxious, her bottom lip begins to pout and the tears begin to flow.| Cecilia is building trust with Aubrey. She is very responsive to her...