PARED 013 Child Study Lab Three Year Olds I • 3 Cr.


Provides education and personal exploration opportunities for parenting the young child ages three through four years old. Students will explore the cognitive, emotional, social and physical development of the young child through research based information, discussion, and observation. Students will observe and practice models of child guidance practices and techniques in the laboratory classrooms.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify and support normal physical, emotional, language and cognitive development of the three to four year old child.
  • Use age-appropriate discipline and guidance techniques.
  • Apply temperament research in identifying the unique temperament characteristics of their child.
  • Use self-care as a key element of effective parenting.