ECE 2200 Caring for Infants and Toddlers

Examines various methods of basic care-giving skills needed in order to become effective, competent, and qualified child care providers including establishing appropriate learning, emotional, social, and physical environments for young children. Emphasis is placed on establishing safe and secure, intellectually stimulating, and physically inviting atmosphere for infants and toddlers. A comprehensive study explores important child care issues concerning assessment, child development, developmentally appropriate practices, health, individual and cultural diversity, family relationships, safety, growth, nutrition, professionalism, and professional organizations, and available resources available in the community. Course includes field experience.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

PSY 2500, and admission to the Teacher Education program.