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PSY480 - Infant & Toddler Development

Course Description

This course focuses on major theoretical perspectives of child development with particular attention to infant and toddler development. Topics include the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive milestones of the growing child along with factors that contribute to optimal development. There is an emphasis on the importance of creating high quality, safe, and supportive environments as well as on attachment and the role of communication in the development of trust and autonomy. Students observe children to develop strategies for creating and maintaining developmentally appropriate environments. Prior completion of PSY 525 or PSY 470 recommended.

Tuition & Fees

Varies

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Location

Online

Credits

4.0 units

Course Sections

Spring 2024

Jan 23 to Mar 15
crn: 55911
Format:
Time: TBA
Professor(s): Jane Ward Guaraldi
Live Seat Count: 32 available seats - (4 months ago)
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Summer 2024

May 28 to Jul 19
crn: 70749
Format:
Time: TBA
Professor(s): Jane Ward Guaraldi
Live Seat Count: 13 available seats - (3 days ago)
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