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ECE 226A Cognitive Development of Infants and Toddlers
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2014
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Theories, trends and principles of cognitive growth and development of infants and toddlers, and examination of the developmental stages and norms through observation and participation in an infant/toddler care program.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Identify, analyze and discuss the components of Piaget's theory of cognitive development.
2. (Analysis Level) Analyze Piaget's theory in relationship to the constructivist approach to learning.
3. (Analysis Level) Use observation skills to identify and analyze the developmental stages of cognitive learning in infants/toddlers.
4. (Synthesis Level) Create an infant/toddler environment that fosters cognitive development.
5. (Analysis Level) Analyze children's needs and identify ways parents can foster cognitive development in their infants/toddlers.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation