This course explores the relationship between families, children’s programs and communities. Students will consider the role of Early Childhood Education in Society and our professional responsibilities to young children and families. The study of program qualities, policies and teacher/family communication will be examined with respect to family diversity, supportive relationships and with sensitivity to the issues currently affecting children, families and programs.
EDUC 281 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.
EDUC 281 is equivalent to EDUC 371. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and EDUC 371.
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).