Catalog 2017-2018 
    Jul 28, 2021  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC& 150 Child, Family and Community

3 credits

In this course students integrate the family and community contexts in which a child develops. Students also 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.

Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Fall

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Communication


Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • 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 that 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 that prevent bias

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30