EECE 710 - Ecological Perspectives on Development: The Early Years

Overview

Description

This course provides a contextually based study of developmental processes in infants, toddlers, and young children through age 8. Emphasizing the importance of looking at "the whole child," the contributions of family and culture to the child's construction of meaning are examined, with special attention to the broad range of variability within normal development in the early years. Cultural and socioeconomic differences in child-rearing practices and parental expectations are discussed in terms of their significance for children's early linguistic and cognitive functioning. The significance of attachment and autonomy issues for children in early childhood educational and care settings are addressed.This course has an M&T Fee. For more info visit: http://qc.cuny.edu/?id=JU9F

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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