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TE 381 - Curriculum & Assessment, Infant/Toddler


The focus of this course will be on the growth and development of the whole child in the context of the family from conception through age 3. The major themes that will be investigated include the importance of relationships and attachment between infants and adult caregivers; the role of play in cognition and language development; developmentally appropriate assessment; and the components of high-quality nurturing care for infants and toddlers. In addition, participants will enhance their knowledge of family and community relationships strategies to promote positive development and learning, discussed with special emphasis on the teacher as an introspective and interactive decision maker in the learning environment. Recognition will be given to the notion that children are best understood and served in the context of their family, culture and society. Fieldwork is required in an early childhood setting. Selected course assignments demonstrate alignment with the elementary program courses: TE 316A , TE 316B  , TE 430  , and TE 432  .

Requisites: Admitted to the Elementary Teacher Education Program. (Required, Previous).

Credits:4 cr



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