Child Development and Caregiving 12


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CDC 12 covers topics in child development and caregiving including children’s rights and parent/ caregiver responsibilities, prenatal development and pregnancy, labour and delivery, stages of child development, and children’s nutrition. This would be a good course to take for someone interested in a career in child caregiving or teaching children or being a parent. Students will be assessed through quizzes, discussions, projects, a research paper and module tests

Course Outline

Module 1: Children’s Rights, Parent/Caregiver Responsibilities

  • Module 1 Section 1: Rights of Children and Responsibilities of Caregivers
  • Module 1 Section 1 Discussion: The Rights of the Child
  • Module 1 Section 2: Parenting/Caregiving
  • Module 1 Section 2 Quiz: Parenting/Caregiving Matching
  • Module 1 Section 3: Childcare
  • Module 1 Section 3 Discussion: Daycare and Attachment
  • Module 1 Project
  • Module 1 Test

Module 2: Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery

  • Module 2 Section 1: Conception, Pregnancy and Prenatal Development
  • Module 2 Section 1 Discussion: Advice for a Pregnant Friend
  • Module 2 Section 2: Labour and Birth
  • Module 2 Section 2 Quiz: Labour and Birth Matching
  • Module 2 Project
  • Module 2 Test

Module 3: Child Development – Birth to Age 12

  • Module 3 Section 1: Introduction to Child Development
  • Module 3 Section 1 Lesson 3 Quiz: Scaffolding Language Development
  • Module 3 Section 1 Lesson 7 Discussion: Pretend Play Area
  • Module 3 Section 2: Theories of Child Development
  • Module 3 Section 2 Discussion: Theories
  • Module 3 Section 3: Stages of Child Development
  • Module 3 Section 3 Lesson 1 Discussion: Encouraging Physical Development in Infants and Toddlers
  • Module 3 Section 4: Issues in Child Development
  • Module 3 Section 4 Lesson 3 Quiz: Child Abuse
  • Module 3 Research Paper
  • Module 3 test

Module 4 Nutrition

  • Module 4 Research Project
  • Module 4 Test

Assessment

  • First Assignment 10%
  • Quizzes and Discussions 35%
  • Module Projects 30%
  • Module Tests 25%

Required Resources: a computer with internet access.

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