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Syllabus - Fall 2006  -Tuesdays 10:00-12:50

Week 1 Sept. 5

Course Description/Requirements
Introduction to Child Growth & Development

Week 2 Sept. 12

Theorists of Child Development
Prenatal Development & Birth

Week 3 Sept. 19

The Newborn
Infant Physical Development
Infant Cognitive Development

Week 4 Sept. 26

Infant Language & Literacy
Infant Social & Emotional Development

Week 5 Oct. 3

Observation & Recording Techniques
Review for Midterm Examination

Week 6 Oct. 10

A Class Visit with Babies

Week 7 Oct. 17

Observation & Recording Techniques

Week 8 Oct. 24

Toddler Physical Development
Toddler Cognitive Development

Week 9 Oct. 31

Toddler Language & Literacy
Toddler Social & Emotional Development

Week 10 Nov. 7

Pre School Physical & Motor Development

Week 11 Nov. 14

Pre-School Cognitive, Social & Emotional Development

Week 12 Nov. 21

The Importance of Play
Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Week 13 Nov. 28

Field Visit to Toys R Us

Week 14 Dec. 5

Middle Childhood Development

Week 15 Dec. 12

Social Issues & Child Development
Review for Final Examination

FINAL EXAMINATION TBA

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