Course: ECE 209-092W Lecture | Infant Care & Curriculum | Fall 2022| J. Longley

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ECE 209-092W Lecture | Infant Care & Curriculum | Fall 2022| J. Longley
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Department
Teacher Education
Academic Program
Child Care/Early Childhood Education, A.S.
Course Contact
Course Code
ECE 209-Lecture
Section Code
092W
Term
Fall 2022
Course Description

This course focuses on the theories, methods and materials of early childhood education for infants (birth to eighteen months), with an emphasis on addressing developmental needs and culturally appropriate practices in their education and care. The following topics are explored in depth: social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of infants; basic principles of infant care giving, including providing culturally sensitive and consistent care; arrangement of the environment and developmentally appropriate experiences to promote infant growth and learning; the role of parents and establishing partnerships with families.