Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Jul 18, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC& 115 Child Development

5 credits
In this course students build a functional understanding of the foundations of child development, prenatal to age eleven. Students observe and document physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children, reflective of cross cultural and global perspectives.

Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Winter

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss prominent child development research and theories
  • Describe the developmental sequence from conception through early adolescence in all domains using appropriate terminology and identifying characteristics of each
  • Describe individual and cultural effects, differences and commonalities in child development and nurturing practices
  • Articulate how family, caregivers, teachers, community, and culture influence development
  • Implement appropriate techniques to conduct and document observations of children as a means to assess and communicate growth and development