Jan 27, 2022  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDEC 420 - Child Development in Family, School, and Community


Unit(s): 3
Students will explore the physical, cognitive, social, emotional, moral, and language development of children from birth through adolescence. The course covers major theories of child development, including critiques and application of the theories as they relate to children from a variety of cultural and family backgrounds. The impact of child-rearing beliefs, poverty, gender issues, and language development are studied as they relate to developmentally-based practices in educational settings. Students will learn effective school-family communication practices for a diverse society, individualized curriculum to meet the needs of diverse learners, and community resources available to support families. This course can be applied to the Child Development Permit and Satisfies GE Area E (the Integrated Person).

Grading: GRD
Teaching Mode: Course taught in face-to-face, hybrid, and online modes.



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