Authentic Infant-Competent Child   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 PO Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

HD 422 - Authentic Infant-Competent Child

3 credits
This class will analyze diverse approaches to infant rearing with special emphasis on the Pikler methods. Topics will include: sensory-motor development, human relationships and problem solving; infants’, parents’ and carers’ needs; infant learning processes; and effects of environments ranging from neglectful to over-stimulating. Students will observe, evaluate and discuss environments where infants are reared.