Syllabus

Week Topic Chapter
1 Course Introduction
Introduction to Child Growth and Development
1, 2
2 Child Development Theorists
Prenatal Development and Birth
3, 4
3 Infant Physical and Cognitive Development 5, 6, 7
4 Infant Social and Emotional Development
Observation and Recording Techniques/Practice Infant and Toddler Observation Requirement Assigned
8, 9
Pages 27-33 Handout Provided
5 Toddler Physical and Cognitive Development 6, 7
6 Toddler Social and Emotional Development
Infant and Toddler Observation Paper Due Review for Test One
8, 9
7 Play and Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Test One
12
8 Child Advocacy and Public Policy Requirement Assigned
Visit to LRC
Work in Small Groups
Handouts/Resources
9 Preschool Physical and Cognitive Development 10, 11
10 Preschool Social and Emotional Development
Preschool and School Age Observation Requirement Assigned

Demonstration of Observation Requirement

13
Handout Provided
11 Middle Childhood Development
Preschool and School Age Observation Due
14, 17
12 Middle Childhood Development  
13 Child Advocacy and Public Policy Presentations
Review for Test Two
 
14 Test Two  
15 Child Advocacy and Public Policy Presentations  
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