Most college services will be closing at 4 pm on Friday, October 11, and will reopen on Tuesday morning, October 15. There will be no Enrolment Services offered on campus over the weekend but online services are available. Part-time Learning classes will take place as scheduled on the weekend. There are no classes on the statutory holiday Monday, October 14.

The Learning Environment

Course Code KD-120
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: Students will develop an understanding of developmentally appropriate curriculum for infants and toddlers.  Emphasis will be placed on creating responsive environments for infants and toddlers. Students will gain insight into the characteristics of quality environments for young children. The principles of creating a prepared environment that support the development of the whole child, while being responsive to the developmental needs and interests of the children, will be explored.  Observations of infants and toddlers will serve as the foundation for creating appropriate experiences.  Students will gain skills in creating experiences based on developmental cues and emergent curriculum principles.  Indirect guidance strategies will be recognized as an integral component of this content.  Students will have the opportunity to discuss related field goals and share curriculum experiences.