Child Development I

Code: ECE1505

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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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.