2017-2018 Catalog 
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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHD3230 - Child Physical and Motor Development

(3 units)
This course provides instruction in the motor development of infants, children, adolescents, and adults. It includes the phases and stages of motor development for children 0 to 18, as well as genetic and environmental factors influencing growth and biological maturation. The course emphasizes play as a constructive process with applications to cognitive and social development. Special attention is given to facilitating play in early childhood classrooms. Assignments include both a systematic observation of children and a course project demonstrating competence in the course objectives.