ECE 1204 Developmentally Appropriate Practices For Infants, Toddlers, and Two's

This course is designed to provide the student with an in depth look at developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) including assessment and curriculum for infant, toddler and two (IT) programs. A study of observational techniques and developmentally appropriate assessments for the very young child will be emphasized, including informal and formal assessment techniques. Special attention will focus assessment and its use in guiding decision making and instructional planning. The course will lead students through the process of planning and implementing the curriculum, focusing on developmentally appropriate practices that promote the very young child's total well being including play, physical growth and development, mental health, emotional stability, brain development, and human relationships. Emphasis will be placed on the learning environment. Students will participate in a minimum of 15 hours of required field experience.




ECE 1202 -Must be completed prior to taking this course.