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ECED 1513 - Child Growth and Development

The student will study human development from conception through adolescence. All domains of development (physical, social, emotional and cognitive) and the interactions among these domains will be addressed. Emphasis will be on the implications for early childhood professional practice. Basic research methods and developmental theories will be introduced. The theories of Freud, Piaget, Erikson, Vygotsky, Skinner, Gardner and others will be included. Child development in the context of gender, family, culture, and society will be studied. This course is part of the Illinois Gateways to Opportunity Early Childhood and Infant/Toddler Credentials. IAI: ECE 912 Child Development.
Materials- Santrock, J. W., Lansford, J., & Deater-Deckard, K. (2022). Children. McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN10: 1260726797 | ISBN13: 9781260726794
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