ECE 250 - Infant and Toddler Development
This course is designed for individuals who are currently working in early care and education programs, students who are interested in a career involving children and families, and students who are or will be parents. The course content is part of the 30-hour requirement for the NYS Infant/Toddler Child Care Credential (IT/CCC). Students will acquire specific knowledge in the growth of infants and toddlers in the areas of health, social, emotional, physical, cognitive and creative development. This course fulfills the MCC requirement for a social science elective. Three class hours.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the developmental domains of infants and toddlers.
2. Connect course concepts with early care practices.
3. Explain how to create secure relationships with infants and toddlers as an early childhood educator.
4. Describe attachment and separation behaviors in infants and toddlers.
5. Produce a written observation of a child ages birth-3 years old.
6. Create developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers.
Course Offered Fall and Spring