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ECE-101 - Child Growth and Development - Michelle Hancock

Course:Child Growth and Development
Professor:Michelle Hancock
Email:michelle.hancock@canyons.edu
Format:
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 16 Week

Introduction

The purpose of this letter is to introduce students to the class expectations and me, your instructor. My goal is to help you be as successful as you wish to be!
I have created a short introduction video that will help you get to know me a little better. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SH4Vnvhkak&feature=emb_logo 

Course Description

Welcome! This class: Examines the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones of children, both typical and atypical from conception through adolescence. Emphasizing interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors while studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies. Field observation required (this requirement is modified during COVID).

What to Expect in this Course

This course examines the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones of children, both typical and atypical from conception through adolescence. Emphasizing interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors while studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies.

By the end of this course you should be able to . . . Apply developmental theory to the milestones for children conception through adolescence in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive and language development.

Types of Assessments

During this course, we will be completing weekly discussions, taking unit quizzes, and completing observations of children in various age groups to better understand how they develop over time.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Child Growth and Development - Provided free of charge online in Canvas classroom.

Other Relevant Course Information

Typical Weekly Schedule:

Weekly modules open Friday nights at midnight for the upcoming week. It is highly recommended that sometime over the weekend, you look through the upcoming week module to understand the workload.

Initial discussion posts are due on Fridays by midnight and responses to classmates and major assignments are due Sunday nights.

Please note that there is more weekly assignments in courses that are taught during winter and summer sessions because of the shorter nature of the courses. Most students will need access nearly every day during these shorter courses.


Additional Resources

Canvas

This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex: username@my.canyons.edu)
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.

Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.

The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.

You can also use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. It's free, available 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email veterans@canyons.edu or phone (661) 362-3469.

Library

The Library provides live online and in-person research help, access to a full range of e-resources and physical materials that support the curriculum, individual and group study areas, and much more!

Last updated: 10/08/2021 Sub#: 804