Topic: Early Childhood
Instructor: Mick Jackson
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: VESi
Center Offered: APD

Course Description:

Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development

Welcome to Early Childhood:  Typical and Atypical Development, an interactive distance learning course which explores contemporary best practice and perspective on early childhood development.  Content includes patterns and sequences of typical development for children from birth to six years.  Emphasis is on individual differences, cultural influences, and the impact of development delay and disability during infancy, toddlerhood, and the preschool years.  Discussion will also include instructional technology (IT) and assistance technology (AT) applications for this population.  

All VESi courses receive letter grades.  Please see Course Syllabus Addendum for grading information.

 All VESi courses are now tablet compatible!

Course notes: Please be advised, from the date of registration, participants have a minimum of two weeks and a maximum of one year to complete the course. Also, please be certain to refer to the attachments that are sent with your course link(s) as those items contain important information regarding exam score and essay requirements.

Once your registration has been processed by AU, VESi will email you with your course link. Course links are generally sent the next business day.


Cost: $540
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016
Contact E-mail:

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    online format
Course Number: EDU*6130*N7
Academic Term: 16/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU