CDEC 1321 - THE INFANT AND TODDLER

A study of appropriate infant and toddler programs (birth to age 3), including an overview of development, quality routines, learning environments, materials and activities, and teaching/guidance techniques.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Summarize prenatal development and the birth process
  • Discuss theories of development as they apply to infants and toddlers
  • Outline growth and development of children from birth to age 3
  • Analyze components of teacher/child interactions and positive guidance techniques
  • Design learning environments
  • Select materials and activities for infants and toddlers

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0