CD 58
Infant/Toddler Development

Course Description

Study of physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development from preconception to age three, with emphasis on cultural diversity, the role of family and relationships in development. Application of theoretical frameworks to interpret behavior and the interaction between heredity and environment. Program and Individualized Family Service Plan planning based on observation of infants and communication with parents will be explored. Ways to implement assessment tool results (such as from Desired Results Developmental Profile and/or Ages and Stages surveys) will be discussed. Methods for infant and toddler care routines, the role of administration, and interpretation of observations will be explored. Best practices, responsive care giving techniques, environments, infant/toddler foundations, health, safety, and licensing requirements will be examined.(This course meets NAEYC Standards 1-5; NBPTS Standards 4 and 5; and DEC Standard 5 Family Based Practices.)

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23190 CD 58 01Z ·T····· 06:30 PM-09:20 PM Jayanti Roy ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-09-26 to 2022-12-16.

Footnote Information

C D -058.-01Z-: This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 5
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.
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