CAREER ELECTIVE CHILD CARE I

DESCRIPTION:
This course will prepare online students to employ skills needed in the workplace. It also discusses aspects of cognitive development in children. The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 describes an overview of basic personal, professional, and self-management skills, including setting goals, professional communication skills, and time management and stress management techniques.

Semester 2 discusses aspects of cognitive development in children, including the stages of cognitive development, enhancing intellectual development, and assessing children’s development.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Child Care I Semester 1

  • Child Care I: Semester 1 Pretest Understanding
  • Self-Esteem
  • Setting Goals
  • Learning Styles
  • Professional Uses of Technology
  • Security in Technology
  • 21st Century Written Business Communication
  • Time Management Overview
  • Stress Management Overview
  • Anger Management Overview
  • Conflict Resolution Strategies
  • Communication and Diversity Communication in the Workplace
  • Sexual Harassment Awareness Overview
  • Ethical Behavior
  • Child Care I: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam

Child Care I Semester 2

  • Child Care I: Semester 2 Pretest
  • Stages of Cognitive Development in Infants
  • Stages of Cognitive Development in Toddlers
  • Stages of Cognitive Development in Preschoolers
  • Child Oriented Spaces
  • Special Interest Centers
  • Methods for Enhancing Intellectual Development
  • Early Literacy
  • Language Development
  • Discovery of Math
  • Teaching Science to Young Children
  • Early Childhood Programs for Multilingual Children
  • Encouraging Parental Involvement
  • Assessing Childhood Development
  • Child Care I: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam