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Summer 2013 CDV 120 – Infants and Toddlers (3 units)

Section 8066     Class Begins June 10 and Ends July 18

Course Description

This course will examine principles and philosophy of care for children up to three years of age including: growth and development, health and nutritional needs, social- emotional needs, cognitive development, language development, development of a positive self-image, community resources and cultural and ethnic differences.

  • Instructor: N. Buzzell
  • Email: nbuzzell@mendocino.edu   
    After class has started, please use Etudes Private Messages for communication.
  • Textbook Information:
    1. Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers: A Curriculum of Respectful, Responsive, Relationship-based, Care and Education  9th edition Janet Gonzalez-Mena and Dianne Widmeyer Eyer ISBN-13: 978-0078024351
    2. Theories of Attachment:  An Introduction to Bowlby, Ainsworth, Gerber, Brazelton, Kennell, and Klaus Carol Garhart Mooney ISBN-13: 978-1933653389
  • Estimated Time per Week:  Students can expect to spend approximately 10 to 12 hours per week reading, writing, and taking quizzes and participating in online class discussions. This is a full semester course condensed into 6 weeks!
  • Special Requirements: Log into Etudes the first day of class (6/10).
  • Assignments & Tests: see syllabus
  • Additional Comments: The entire course will be conducted online through the Etudes program. Students are required to have Internet access, an active email account, the ability to use word processing, conduct Internet searches, attach files, send emails, and work independently.
  • New to Etudes: Here is an Online Orientation (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that will show you the basics of how to use Etudes. Here is a flash tutorial (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that demonstrates the log in protocol. Be sure to check System Requirements before getting started with Etudes. You need to do this on each computer you use while taking a class through Etudes.
  • Etudes Course: You will log into the Etudes classroom with the log-in information provided below.

Login ID

Password

First 2 letters of first name +
First 2 letters of last name +
Last 5 digits of Student ID
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
Jose A. Garcia
Student ID: 1021945
Username = joga21945

Month Day of birth in school records
 
(Type using all lower case letters)
Example:
Birthday is April 11th, 1982 (04/11/82)
Password = 0411

Etudes link