Child Development / Desarrollo Infantil

EDUC X 21

Learn about the development of young children. This online child development course covers the scientific study of developmental from the prenatal period through childhood, including development across social and cultural contexts and genetic and environmental factors.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Remote
Starting at $527.00
As few as 8 weeks
4.5

What you can learn.

  • Identify prenatal growth and risk factors
  • Evaluate interactions between genes, environmental factors and brain development
  • Understand infant development and attachment
  • Learn key theories of identity development, including family dynamics, friendships, and self-esteem
  • Learn physical, cognitive, socio-emotional, and linguistic, developmental milestones
  • Consider developmental outcomes of child rearing practices across child care settings and cultures

About this course:

This is an introductory course in child growth and development spanning conception through middle childhood. The course covers theories of human development; the scientific study of development; genetic and environmental contributions and interactions on child development; and developmental time frames from conception and prenatal development through infancy, toddlerhood, early childhood, and middle childhood. Students learn about milestones and the cultural contexts of development across domains: physical, cognitive, language, social, and emotional development. Students are required to observe an infant 0-36 months old and a child 3-6 years old. This is the recommended first course in the ECE series. This is a lower-division (entry level) college class. This is also an intensive class. We are completing a full course in only 8 weeks. Expect to spend around 12 hours per week completing everything in each week’s module. There is a significant amount of reading required. Professional-level English language proficiency in the following areas is required: reading comprehension, vocabulary, note-taking, and written expression.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Wait List
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Instructor: Kathy Fuller
382758
Fee:
$527.00
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Notes
Internet access required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 15, 2021

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Jackie Kelley
384030
Fee:
$527.00
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Notes
Internet access required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2022
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Debra Pourroy
384031
Fee:
$527.00
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2022
Course Requirements
Child Growth and Development
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Kathy Fuller
384032
Fee:
$527.00
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Notes
Internet access required. Materials required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 28, 2022
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Tuesday 5:00PM - 6:30PM PT
Canceled
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Instructor: Monica Hilario
384028
Fee:
$527.00
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Location: Online
Notes

This section will be taught in Spanish. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 16, 2021
Course Requirements
Desarrollo Humano by Papalia, Diane.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Tue Oct 12, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Oct 19, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Oct 26, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Nov 2, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Nov 9, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Nov 16, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Nov 23, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Nov 30, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Dec 7, 2021
5:00PM PT - 6:30PM PT
Online

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