Course description

This course will identify and compare the principles of development from conception to early childhood and apply a variety of observation, assessment and screening techniques. The Apprentice will identify the principles of human growth and development and explain how genetic, cultural and environmental factors impact development. They will compare theories of child development, and examine the continuum of development. In addition, the apprentice will demonstrate skills for observation, documentation, assessment, and screening.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery