This course will briefly outline the theory and research basis for infant cognitive development and will cover appropriate practices and learning environments. Five basic strategies for infant activities will be explained.
Course Learning Objectives:
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Define cognitive development and describe the influence of brain development on the infant's cognitive system and the resulting major milestones of development.
- Identify and describe practices that support infant cognitive development, including five strategies and related activities.
- Recognize activities that are not appropriate for promoting cognitive development in infants.