Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-307-151 055897 ECE: Infant & Toddler Development
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
DescriptionIn this 3-credit course you will study infant and toddler development as it applies to an early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives; analyze development of infants and toddlers (conception to thirty-six months); correlate prenatal and postnatal conditions with development; summarize child development theories; analyze the role of heredity and the environment; examine culturally and developmentally appropriate environments for infants and toddlers, examine the role of brain development in early learning (conception through thirty-six months); examine caregiving routines as curriculum; and examine developmental and environmental assessment strategies for infants and toddlers.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness and anti-bias perspectives.
  2. Analyze development of infants and toddlers (conception through thirty-six months)
  3. Correlate prenatal and postnatal conditions with development.
  4. Summarize child development theories
  5. Analyze the role of heredity and the environment
  6. Examine culturally and developmentally appropriate environments for infants and toddlers.
  7. Examine the role of brain development in early learning (conception through thirty-six months).
  8. Examine caregiving routines as curriculum.
  9. Examine developmental and environmental assessment strategies for infants and toddlers