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ECE 2302 Infant & Toddler Curriculum

This course engages participants in exploration and discussion about high-quality care giving and developmentally appropriate practices when engaging with infants and toddlers and their families. The importance of quality environments that support development, language and literacy, family engagement, advocacy, positive guidance, and professionalism are discussed as they relate to required standards and the care of infants and toddlers.

Prerequisites: NONE

Course Outcomes
  • Research how infants and toddlers (0-3) develop and learn.
  • Discuss how to collaborate with professionals and families to integrate individualized goals into the child’s daily interactions (e.g. Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)).
  • Identify the rules regarding licensing of childcare programs and current state program standards for quality for infants and toddlers in the State of Ohio.
  • Review and analyze appropriate practices and curriculum models for infants and toddlers, including infants and toddlers with diverse needs and abilities.
  • Identify and explain the unique routines and roles of the caregiver (i.e., philosophy, interactions and guidance techniques) in the infant and toddler setting.
  • Explain strategies to include families from diverse backgrounds and cultures in order to encourage their involvement in the educational care setting and supporting the young child’s relationship with their family.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Education
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 9, Rm 209
Faculty: Brogan-Adams
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Department Permission Required, Department Permission Required
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from 4:00PM to 6:40PM
Section: 201
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from
4:00PM to 6:40PM
Section: 201