ECED 207 - Curriculum III: Infants and Toddlers

ECED 207 is designed to facilitate and support the development of understanding and competencies for respectful, responsive, and reciprocal interactions of infants and toddlers through play and routine caregiving experiences and happenings.


Credits:  3


Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 45)


Total Weeks:  15


HDEC 100, HDEC 101, HDEC 102, HDEC 103, HDEC 104, ECED 101, ECEC 100, ECED 109A, ECTA 121, ECEC 201, and ECED 203A (ECED 203A may be taken concurrently).



Non-Course Prerequisites: 
Admission into the Early Childhood Education and Care Program, Ministry of Justice Schedule B CRC (works with children)




Course Content:

The Infant/Toddler Educator:
- Infant/Toddler Education: What it is and What it is Not
- Infant/Toddler Curriculum: Routine Caregiving and Play
- Fostering Attachment and Trust
- Supporting Perceptual Development
- Supporting Fine and Gross Motor Development
- Supporting Cognitive and Language Development
- Supporting Socio-Emotional Development
- Structuring the Physical Environment
- Structuring the Social Environment
- Adult Relationships
- Principles of Respect Revisited


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the foundations of infant/toddler education
- Describe and illustrate respectful, responsive, and reciprocal interactions
- Differentiate between activities and experiences and happenings appropriate for infants and toddlers
- Plan, implement, and evaluate respectful, responsive, and reciprocal play and routine caregiving experiences for infants and toddlers
- Describe and illustrate what constitutes quality in infant/toddler programs
- Work collaboratively with adults


Grading System:  Letters


Passing Grade:  C (60%)


Percentage of Individual Work:  100


Additional Course Comments: 
This course has been approved by and adheres to the B.C. Child Care Occupational Competencies - Government of B.C.


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.