ECE 110◊ Early Childhood Development

3 credits

Theory and principles of human growth and development from conception through adolescence. In-depth study of the inter-relatedness of physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of development in the context of the family, gender, culture, language, ability, diversity, and society. Special emphasis will be on theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, Erikson, Maslow, and Skinner. Field observations required.

Lecture: 3 hours