Course Syllabus: Syllabus CDEV110-Fall 2020.doc
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Course Description: This course examines the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school and community and emphasizes historical and socio-cultural factors.
Textbook Information: Child, Family, School and Community Berns, R.10th Edition (also okay 8,9th or 10th Edition)
Additional Course Information: I will be using the Remind App to support communication and engagement
Course Learning Objectives:
This class examines the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school and community and emphasizes historical and socio-cultural factors. Socialization processes and identity development that support and empower families by showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships.
By the end of this course, you should be able to have this knowledge and/or demonstrate the following
Student Learning Objectives:
- Analyze theories of socialization that address the interrelationship of child, family and community.
- Critique strategies that support and empower families through respectful, reciprocal relationships to involve all families in their children’s development and learning.
Critically assess how educational, political, and socioeconomic factors directly impact the lives of children and
- Critically assess community support services and agencies that are available to community and families.
- Synthesize and analyze research regarding social issues, changes and transitions that affect children, families, schools and communities.
- Analyze one’s own personal and professional values and goals, as related to family history, life experiences, and school success in working with children and families.
- Synthesize interpersonal skills in relation to professional growth and effectiveness.
- Think critically about ethical responsibilities of professionals working with children, families in the community.
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