ECE 190 - Infants, Toddlers and 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:
- Use observation and documentation techniques to evaluate the development of infants and toddlers.
- Address a societal issue in the community that negatively impacts young children.
- Use early learning standards and best practices to appraise high quality early care environments for infants and toddlers.
- Create developmentally appropriate learning experiences that support the needs and interests of infants and toddlers.