Nov 30, 2021  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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EDPR 100 - Child Development and Practice - Infants/Toddlers


An introduction to the field of Infant and Toddler care, this course provides a conceptual framework for understanding the early childhood profession, the role of the infant/toddler caregiver, and infant/toddler programs. It examines the historical philosophies and theories of Early Childhood Education as well as the current trends, issues, and practices of educating children from birth through the age of three. Addresses the influences of family-centered practice, inclusion, culture and language. Explores infant and toddler career paths. Professional and evidence-based practices of highly-qualified early childhood educators are outlined with an emphasis on their ability to enhance development and learning of every child between the ages of birth and three. An overview of the diversity of culture, language, race, socioeconomic status, gender, ethnicity, and ability of children will be included.

3 credits
Fall, Spring, Summer



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