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CDYC 213 syllabus

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CDYC 213:Planning the Infant and Toddler Curriculum

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.
This course presents research based knowledge about developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) in the care and development of infants and toddlers in childcare settings. The approach of this course acknowledges the concept of: “The Three Rs: Respectful, Responsive, and Reciprocal Caregiving.” Focus is placed on accepted and current theories of development and stages and ages of children from conception through thirty-six months. Topics include: health and safety regulations; including diapering and feeding, the environment, brain growth, the importance of play, movement, attachment, observation of infants and toddlers, professionalism, and communication with caregivers and parents. (Spring semester only)

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