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Infants and Toddlers
INFANT TODDLER
CLASS CODE: CHILD 120 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Explore normal development of infants and toddlers including physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains of development. Application to parenting and other caregiving situations.
TAUGHT: Fall and Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Newborns: Screening, reflexes, senses, feeding, sleep issues
Physical development: growth, nutrition, health and safety, motor development
Cognitive development: language, intelligence, memory
Socio-emotional development: emotions, attachment, temperament, play
Environmental influences on development, especially parenting issues
Teaching and guiding very young children
Finding balance in marriage as parents
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The students will be able to recognize and describe normal development in infants and toddlers. They will learn to correctly apply this knowledge to the care of infants and toddlers in their immediate or future experience.
REQUIREMENTS: Reading assignments, quizzes, exams, application papers, short research findings
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003