Child Development Lab Celebrates 90 Years of Growing the Future
From OSU Communications on March 6th, 2018
For 90 years the Child Development Laboratory in the College of Human Sciences has nurtured children and their families, trained future teachers, facilitated research and provided quality child development programming to the community. Having grown from two classrooms for two- and three-year-olds in 1924, today the Cleo L. Craig Child Development Laboratory- RISE program accepts 71 children from 12 months to 6 years of age The CDL provides hands-on experience for Department of Human Development and Family Science undergraduate and graduate students and facilitates research by other Human Sciences and OSU departments of nutritional sciences, design, housing and merchandising, hotel and restaurant administration, psychology, communication sciences and disorders, applied health and educational psychology, and nursing at Northern Oklahoma College. Topics include child growth and development, curriculum development, assessment and screening, effective instructional practices and literacy development. Researchers can unobtrusively observe through one-way mirrors and headphones.