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Chabot CollegeFall  2001

Course Outline for Early Childhood Development 67

INFANT AND TODDLER DEVELOPMENT AND CARE GIVING

Catalog Description:

67 - Infant and Toddler Development and Care Giving3 units

Analysis of child development with emphasis on infants and toddlers.  Observation of current practices in infant\toddler care giving in group settings in both centers and family day care homes.  Assessments and planning of care giving techniques and environments based on principles of human development, health and safety, and legal requirements.  Prerequisite:  Early Childhood Development 50 or Early Childhood Development 51 (completed with a grade C or higher).  3 hours.

Prerequisite Skills:

Before entering this course, the student should be able to:

1.describe the historical development of various group care systems for pre-school age children:

2.define and describe the philosophy, goals and objectives and methods associated with contemporary group care systems - as related to developmentally appropriate practices for children infant through elementary school;

3.demonstrate an understanding of the differences between at least four types of group care systems currently in use by evaluating the strengths of each;

4.demonstrate an understanding of the legal aspects of working in early childhood education and the potential for employment in the field

5.identify, and articulate his or her motivation for entering the field of pre-school education;

6.advocate an understanding of the necessity of anti-bias

Expected Outcomes for Students:

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.describe and understand the developmental characteristics and sequences of infant\toddler development with emphasis on individual and cultural differences;

2.carry out objective observations of infants and toddlers in group settings;

3.understand how to apply the principles of human growth and development to build environments that are responsive to the needs of infants and toddlers;

4.understand and apply appropriate care giving techniques for infants and toddlers that enhance their optimum individual developments;

5.demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of health and safety measures in the care of infants;

6.understand and plan appropriate activities for infants and toddlers in group settings;

7.demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of the local requirements for operating infant\toddler day care programs;

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