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ECE 240
Programs for Infants and Toddlers


Credits: 1- 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Principles and theories of infant and toddler growth and development, including age appropriate activities and environments. Caregivers will learn to create safe, nuturing, predictable, and cultural responsiveness to support social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theories of infant and toddler development.
  • Evaluate and strengthen personal, ethical, and professional standards.
  • Develop awareness of the importance of commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.
  • Develop and/or improve skills in group organization and leadership.
  • Increase awareness and respect of cultural diversity.
  • Plan and facilitate curriculum and daily program for infants and toddlers utilizing developmentally appropriate practices and anti-bias principles.
  • Plan and maintain appropriate environment meeting needs of health, safety, enrichment, comfort and convenience.

  • Course Topics
  • Ethics and professionalism
  • Principles and theories of infant and toddler development
  • Cultural diversity
  • Family advocacy and relationships
  • Curriculum and program planning with developmentally appropriate activities and environments

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECE 240
    Spring 2012
    1085
    Michelle Meyer
    ECE 240
    Spring 2010
    0924
    Michelle Meyer
    ECE 240
    Spring 2006
    1094
    Sandra Snook
    ECE 240
    Spring 2004
    1085
    Janet Clark
    ECE 240
    Fall 2002
    1085
    JanetClark



    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.