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EDUC& 150
Child/Family/Community


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Integrate the family and community contexts in which a child develops. Explore cultures and demographics of families in society, community resources, strategies for involving families in the education of their child, and tools for effective communication. Formerly ECE 219. Recommended: READ 088.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Discuss demographic trends of children and families today.
  • Identify influences on children’s development and socialization process.
  • Establish tools for communicating and creating relationships with families that are respectful, inclusive and reflect an understanding of cultural and community influences.
  • Articulate the benefits of family-centered programs and the importance of supporting parents as their child’s first and most important teacher.
  • Describe strategies for engaging families in their children’s learning and development.
  • Discuss the importance of collaborating with other community programs to support the needs of children and families.
  • Identify community resources and create strategies for connecting children and families to those resources.
  • Develop environments that reflect family and community diversity and prevent bias.

  • Course Topics
  • Creating community among adults
  • Building a caring community with children
  • Building quality relationships with families
  • Exploring why relationships matter
  • Understanding individual attitudes and behaviors
  • Observing clues for behavior
  • Building relationships and supporting self esteem
  • Reaching out to parents as partners
  • Assessing needs, interests, concerns of parents
  • Making connections with parents
  • Next steps in creating community

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EDUC& 150
    Spring 2014
    1004
    Andrea Unck


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.