2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

EDUC 465 - Diverse Family Systems/Issues

Credits: Three (3)
Through readings, outside speakers and on-site visits, students become aware of various strategies and resources available to the teacher in working with young children and their families. Special attention will be given to understanding the needs of students fromdiverse racial/ethnic backgrounds as well asthose from lower socio-economic environments, and thosewith and without exceptional learning needs . Students will develop an appreciation for the problems and concerns affecting families, ways in which the school can support families in raising their children in developmentally appropriate ways and how to advocate for families of children with special needs on the local and state level.
Cross-listed: EDUC 665