ECE 190 - Infants, Toddlers and the Families
This course is on the developmental milestones of children under three years old. Students will learn how to plan individualized activities and preparing quality environments. Appropriate practices in child care centers and family day care homes will be examined with an emphasis on producing positive partnerships between families and early childhood educators to ensure that infants and toddlers receive high-caliber, consistent care-giving and education. Twenty-five hours of child observation required.
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Evaluate the development of infants and toddlers via observations, class discussions and written assignments.
2. Compare differences between infant, toddler, and preschool programs and developmentally appropriate practices via observations, class discussions and written assignments.
3. Utilize infant and toddler development knowledge to formulate a homemade learning toy.
4. Appraise an infant or toddler environment and program using a standardized rating scale instrument.
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