Edec 328: Infant & Toddler Development and Program
This course is an introduction to the design, implementation, and evaluation of programming and curriculum for infants and toddlers, ages birth to 3 years old. Developmentally appropriate care and teaching strategies will be emphasized with a focus on the whole child’s inter- related development – physical, social, emotional, and cognitive including the latest science on brain and language development. The course aligns with the Mississippi Infant and Toddler standards, the NAEYC and InTASC standards. Study of prenatal, typical, and atypical infant and toddler development will also be included. Embedded in the coursework will be an emphasis on working effectively with diverse families utilizing a family systems theoretical framework. Must be admitted to Phase II of Teacher Education is required.
- Pre-requisite admitted to Teacher Education
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