This course focuses on the physical, social, emotional, cognitive, language, and literacy development of infants and toddlers. Knowledge of typical and atypical development is fundamental for implementing best practices in infant-toddler care and education. 10 hours of observation in a licensed early childhood setting are required. A current physical, TB test, background check and/or finger printing may be required.
A current physical, TB test, background check and/or finger printing may be required.
Textbook information is available at http://www.bhc.edu/on-campus/bookstore/ You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., BL201, and section number.
10 hours of observation in a licensed early childhood setting are required. It can be a child care center in that student’s community.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to demonstrate the following skills: A. Apply principles and related practices of prominent current theories to infant/toddler development and learning. B. Apply major findings of important current research to understanding early development. C. Analyze how characteristics of early relationships with primary caregivers influence other aspects of learning and development. D. Illustrate how relationships among practitioners, infants/toddlers, and families can impact infants’/toddlers’ social-emotional development and relationships. E. Identify risk conditions and how these conditions relate to early intervention and/or the need for early services. F. Illustrate the potential influence of developmental delay or disability on different domains of development. G. Report information on the developmental status of an infant or toddler across different development, learning and personality domains and give examples of relevant behavior. H. Analyze observable behaviors for acquisition of developmental milestones across domains. I. Connect areas of development to maximize development in infants/toddlers. J. Identify possible consequences of exposure to a non-primary language or two first languages for early language acquisition.
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