ECE213W
3

The course will provide an overview of families and family systems with emphasis on developing effective models of teacher/program/family partnerships. This course focuses influences on the development of children including family, culture and the wider society in which children participate. Students will explore of the impact on social emotional development of children by poverty, violence, abuse, neglect, and the media and current issues. Students will identify their biases and explore cultural dilemmas and their impact on early care and education.