CD 58
Infant/Toddler Development

Course Description

Study of physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development from preconception to age three, with emphasis on cultural diversity, the role of family and relationships in development. Application of theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and the interaction between heredity and environment. Program and Individualized Family Service Plan planning based on observation of infants and communication with parents will be explored. Ways to implement assessment tool results (such as from Desired Results Developmental Profile and/or Ages and Stages surveys) will be discussed. Methods for infant and toddler care routines, the role of administration, and interpretation of observations will be explored. Best practices, responsive care giving techniques, environments, infant/toddler foundations, health, safety, and licensing requirements will be examined. (This course meets NAEYC Standards 1-5; NBPTS Standards 4 and 5; and DEC Standard 5 Family Based Practices.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
34450 CD 58 1L ·····S· 09:30 AM-02:20 PM Fatemeh Zarghami G10

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-01-07 to 2019-03-29.

Course Details

5 Units
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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