Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to: A. Identify the physical, emotional, social and cognitive development of children and the factors that contribute to that development. B. Discuss factors that enhance or hinder development and learning at each stage within the context of gender, family, culture and society. C. Differentiate between types of parenting, focusing on respectful, responsible parenting skills. D. Recognize typical and atypical development, in order to meet each child's needs. E. Compare and contrast the various theories developed by such researchers as Piaget, Erickson, Vgotsky, etc., and their implications for child development and appropriate practices. F. Evaluate and assess children in all areas of development (physical, emotional, social, cognitive).
Covers social, emotional, physical and intellectual aspects of child growth and development from birth through adolescense. Emphasis is on the stages of development and understanding these factors in working with children. 3 lecture hours; 0 lab hours per week.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
Textbook information is available at http://www.bhc.edu/on-campus/bookstore/ You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., BL 201, and the section number.