Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
ECE 175C
Course Title:
Infant/Toddler Caregiving: Social/Emotional Growth
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
10
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Covers social-emotional growth and socialization of infants and toddlers ages birth - 3, including development, temperament, responsible care, guidance and discipline, and supporting the needs of infants and toddlers. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  • Recognize the development of attachment and typical, temperamental characteristics. 
  • Recognize responsive, respectful and relationship-based infant toddler care.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Recognize the development of attachment and typical, temperamental characteristics. 
  • Recognize responsive, respectful and relationship-based infant toddler care.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Students will acquire skills and abilities relating to:

  • Infant and toddler attachment (attachment development, separation). 
  • Temperamental styles. 
  • The importance of responsive caregiving. 
  • Nurturing the social and emotional development of infants and toddlers. 
  • Guidance techniques.