Oct 21, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FCL 232 - Child Development

Developmental characteristics of children with emphasis from conception to eight years. Includes observation techniques. FCL 232 and EDEC 232 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both. Formerly FS 232, students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (3)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use knowledge of bow children develop and learn to provide opportunities that support the physical social, emotional language, cognitive, and aesthetic development of all young children from birth through age eight. (WA ECE Standard Kl .1 & S1.1) (NAEYC Guideline l.l)(CTL Standard 1.1)
  • Use knowledge of bow young children differ in their development and approaches to learning to support the development and learning of individual children. (WA ECE Standard K.1.2 & S 1.2) (NAEYC Guideline 1.2) (CTL Standard 1.1)
  • Apply knowledge of cultural and linguistic diversity and the significance of socio-cultural and political contexts for development and learning, and recognize that children are best understood in the contexts of family culture, and society. (WA ECE Standard 1.4) (NAEYC Guideline 1.3) (CTL Standard 1.8, I. 11)
  • Use informal and formal assessment strategies to plan and individualize curriculum and teaching practices. (WA ECE Standard 4.1 & S 4.1) (NAEYC Guideline 4.1) (CTL Standard 1.2, 1.3)
  • Actively seek out opportunities to grow professionally by locating and using appropriate professional literature, organizations, resources, and experiences to inform and improve practices. (WA ECE St. K5.5 & S5.5) (NAEYC Guideline 5.5) (CTL Standard 1.3)
  • Observe and participate under supervision of qualified professionals in a variety of settings in which young children, from birth through age eight, are served (such as public and private centers, schools, and community agencies). (WA ECE K6.1) (NAEYC Guideline 6.1) (CTL Standard 1. 7 1.8, 1.11)

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