INFANT/TODDLER DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING
- Program: Child Development Careers
- Course: Infant/Toddler Development and Learning
- Course #: CDEV2125
- Total Credits: 3
Course DescriptionThe student will examine infant and toddler development as it applies to an infant or toddler setting. Students will integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives and examine research-based curriculum models. They will analyze development and examine culturally and developmentally appropriate environments for infants and toddlers. For this course students should either be currently working with infants or toddlers or have consistent access to a group of infants or toddlers.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Examine developmental characteristics of infants and toddlers
Examine characteristics and roles of infant/toddler caregivers
Select parent and caregiver partnership strategies
Evaluate an infant/toddler environment
Evaluate toys that promote development
Evaluate role of play in learning
Examine role of culture in development
Investigate daily routines
Summarize strategies for working with infants and toddlers
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