Dec 01, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog

CDYC 218 syllabus

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CDYC 218:Communicating with Infants, Toddlers and their Families


Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours per week: 3
Lab hours per week: 0

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of any required developmental coursework; successful completion of CDYC 101 CDYC 103 CDYC 105 , and CDYC 165  ; or permission of CDYC Program Coordinator.
Upon review of current research, students will examine the elements of beginning language and literacy and discuss how families, childcare programs and communities can encourage language and literacy development in infants and toddlers. Students will explore and learn the typical milestones of language development and some of the challenges which caregivers and parents might encounter as language emerges in infants and toddlers. Specific research-based tips on how to talk to children with diverse backgrounds and temperaments and guidelines to foster vocabulary and oral language acquisition at home will be provided.



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