Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Learning & Development
Course Number: ECE 175A
Transcript Title: I/Tod Care-Learning/Develop
Created: September 1, 2012
Updated: December 19, 2014
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
Covers growth and development: physical, cognitive, and language; ages of infancy and facilitating learning. Audit available.
- Recognize developmental milestones for infants and toddlers and the environments that support development.
- Recognize responsive, respectful and relationship-based infant toddler care.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Attend and actively participate in class and small group activities.
- Complete written observations.
- Complete reflective journal.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Different stages of development
- Six major life discoveries in the first three years.
- Development of communication and language
- Naturally occurring activities.
- Communicating with Infants and Toddlers.
- Facilitating learning and development.
This class is the first in a four-course series on Infant and Toddler Caregiving. The courses were developed as The Program For Infant/Toddler Caregivers by the California Department of Education and WestEd/Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development.