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CFS 431. Development of Infants and Toddlers

Credits: 3
Department: Child & Family Studies
Description: Child development during infancy and toddler stages, theory of infant development, understanding the range of normality, typical and atypical development.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Examine knowledge of development from conception through toddlerhood and compare typical and atypical patterns of development.
2. Will compare and analyze cross-cultural patterns of development.
3. Analyze long-term effects of infant development on the child, family and society.
4. Apply knowledge of development to define appropriate curriculum planning for infants and toddlers.
5. Practice critical thinking skills to identify and problem-solve ethical issues related to infant care and development.

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