Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Learning & Development

Course Number: ECE 175A
Transcript Title: I/Tod Care-Learning/Develop
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: February 23, 2016
Total Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 10
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit
Repeats available for credit: 0

Course Description

Covers growth and development: physical, cognitive, and language; ages of infancy and facilitating learning. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

  1. Recognize developmental milestones for infants and toddlers and the environments that support development..
  2. Recognize responsive, respectful and relationship-based infant toddler care.
  3. Articulate an understanding of respecting cultural and familial practice in caring for infants and toddlers.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessment may include:  participation in class and small group activities, written observations, assignments, reflective journal

Course Activities and Design

Activities may include: class discussions, small group activities, observations of early education classrooms, written assignments, reflective journals

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Course content includes:
  • Different stages of development
  • Development of communication and language
  • Naturally occurring activities.
  • Communicating with Infants and Toddlers.
  • Facilitating learning and development.

Department Notes

This class is the first in a four-course series on Infant and Toddler Caregiving.