Infant and Toddler Development

Infant and Toddler Development

Course Number: EDUC X87.45

4.5 units

An introduction to current theories and research of typical and atypical development patterns of children from conception to 36 months. Focus is on physical, cognitive, and social-emotional growth and change. Additionally, perspectives are explored regarding diverse child-rearing techniques that support optimal development. Explore the development of infants and toddlers (pre-natal to age 3), and discuss:

  • maternal and infant health
  • physical maturational changes
  • brain and cognitive development
  • language learning
  • socio-emotional growth.

Emphasizes the role of family and relationships in development by applying theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and interactions. The dynamic balance of environment and heredity will be considered through current research, developmental milestones and theory, caregiving practices, cultural variability, and the connection of growth patterns to neurobiological processes.

Available Sections

Starting Feb 2


Starting Feb 2

Course Fees

$295 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 27
$345 after Jan 27


To Be Determined [ bio ]


Sat 8:00 am-3:30 pm
Feb 2 - Feb 9, 2019

Sat 8:00 am-3:30 pm
Feb 23, 2019

Sat 8:00 am-3:30 pm
Mar 2 - Mar 23, 2019

7 Meetings


UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

English course 


No Textbook Required.


Completion of EDUC X80 - An Introduction to Early Childhood Studies: Child Growth and Development recommended.

Applicable Certificates

No Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 183EDH002

Dates: Feb 2 - Feb 9, 2019

Time: 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Dates: Feb 23, 2019

Time: 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Dates: Mar 2 - Mar 23, 2019

Time: 8:00 am-3:30 pm

Instructor: To Be Determined

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: UCR Extension Center

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