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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Education-Early Childhood Education - ECE 110

Child Development

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students an overview of development from the prenatal time period through emerging adulthood. The course will concentrate on physical, cognitive, social and emotional development in the prenatal, infancy, toddler, preschool, middle childhood, adolescence and emerging adulthood. Emphasis is placed on understanding development in the context of educational settings. Students will complete observations of three different children. A Michigan Central Registry Clearance by the Michigan Department of Human Services may be required. This course requires all students must meet the requirements of a criminal background check.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Minimum score of 18 ACT-Reading, 25 SAT-Reading, 70 CPT-Reading Comprehension or 250 NGA-Reading.
  • Minimum score of 18 ACT-English, 25 SAT-Writing and Language, 71 CPT-Sentence Skills or 250 NGA-Writing.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Interpret child behavior as it relates to developmental theory.
  • Create an activity based upon cognitive development theory that enhances cognitive development in a child.
  • Examine the Child Protection Law and Mandated Reporting of Suspected Abuse and Neglect.
  • Outline the physical, language, social/emotional and cognitive development in the infancy period.
  • Outline the physical, language, social/emotional and cognitive development in the toddler and preschool periods.
  • Outline the physical, language, social/emotional and cognitive development in the middle childhood period.
  • Outline the physical, language, social/emotional and cognitive development in the adolescent through emerging adulthood periods.
  • Investigate multiple influences on development and learning including biological and environmental influences.
  • Identify the key practices of teachers that support the development of children in educational settings.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 110147102Child DevelopmentRMT3Jane Windell9/30/0Open$12.00T  12:30 PM-03:22 PM WEBWEB
 110148152Child DevelopmentRMT3Malafouris E13/30/0Open$12.00T  05:00 PM-07:52 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 110110381Child DevelopmentRMT3Jane Windell13/24/0Open$12.00W  05:30 PM-08:22 PM WEBWEB
 110118119Child DevelopmentRMT3Jane Windell12/24/0Open$12.00W  12:30 PM-03:22 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday