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Courses - Spring 2024
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Culture, School & Community: Contexts for Learning (PreK-3rd)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: EDHD425 and EDHD314; and (EDHD419 or EDSP420).
Corequisite: EDSP315, EDHD431, EDHD415, and EDSP423.
Restriction: Must be in the Professional Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education program; and junior standing or higher; and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
Explores the development of the young child (with and without disabilities, as well as those at environmental risk) in the context of the family and community, with emphasis on the impact of state, federal and school system policy on the child's world. Course will consider issues within the family, and the wider socio-cultural ecology that relate to the child's ability to develop and learn. In addition, students will develop strategies for respectful and culturally responses approaches to actively engage families in their children's development and learning. Includes Field Experience.