2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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ECED& 132 - Infant and Toddler Care

3.0 Credits
Examine the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers. Study the role of the caregiver, relationships with families, developmentally appropriate practices, nurturing environments for infants and toddlers, and culturally relevant care.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe developmental milestones from birth to 36 months articulating the influences of individual development, temperament and cultural norms.
  2. Design a plan to support reciprocal, culturally sensitive partnerships with families.
  3. Critique infant and toddler early learning environments, articulating environmental influences on the learning processes of infants and toddlers during authentic play activities.
  4. Examine positive guidance techniques that are appropriateand effective with infants and toddlers.
  5. Create a plan for developmentally appropriate, culturally relevant curriculum that supports language, physical, cognitive, creative, social and emotional development.
  6. Identify resources supporting infant/toddler programs and infant/toddler specialist.
  7. Demonstrate observation and documentation toidentify learning and developmental needs and goals for infants and toddlers.

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