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ECE 200 - Growth & Development of Young Child
A foundation course in theory and principles of the developmental continuum*, including an in depth study of physical, social/emotional, cognitive, language, and aesthetic development; an examination of current research and major developmental theories. IAI Code ECE 912
Textbook information is available at You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., BL201, and section number.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to demonstrate the following skills: A. Understanding of the interrelationship between children’s holistic well-being (health, nutrition, safety and environment) and their development; B. Knowledge and understanding of the developmental domains (physical/social/ emotional/cognitive/language/ aesthetic), the interrelationships among them, and the factors that contribute to variations in development; C. Comprehension of stages and variations across the developmental domains, including prenatal; D. Application of early care and education practices based on knowledge and understanding of theories and research of typical and atypical growth, development, behavior and learning; E. Recognition of consequences of stress, trauma, protective factors, and resilience in children’s overall development; F. Understanding of child development within a socio-cultural context, such as gender, family, race, ethnicity, language, ability, socio-economics, religion, and society.
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