||Better appreciate the
complexity in the growth of every child.
||Be sensitive to many of the
issues relating to child development which are of prominence in our society.
||Be aware of research
strategies to study children
||Understand the major
theoretical approaches to the study of the developing child.
||Be able to delineate major
changes in the physical, mental, social, emotional, and moral growth of the child
associated with the development of the newborn, infant, toddler, young child, older child,
||Be a better-informed parent,
teacher, and/or child caregiver.