Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Infant/Toddler Care

 Title Abbreviation:   INFANT/TODDLER CARE

 Department:    ECED&

 Course #:    132

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3.5

 CIP:    131210

 EPC:    402

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Examine the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers in an early learning setting. Student will work or volunteer two hours each week in an infant or toddler classroom.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Explain developmental milestones from birth to 36 months and the influences of individual development, temperament and cultural norms.
  2. Design a plan to support reciprocal, culturally sensitive partnerships with families.
  3. Select positive guidance techniques that are appropriate and effective with infants and toddlers.
  4. Critique infant and toddler early learning environments, articulating environmental influences on the learning processes of infants and toddlers during authentic play activities.
  5. Describe a plan for developmentally appropriate, culturally relevant curriculum that supports language, physical, cognitive, creative, social, and emotional development.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. The role of the caregiver.
  2. The role of the family.
  3. The function of the early care program.
  4. The typical and atypical development patterns of young children.
  5. Classroom design.