Sep 27, 2023
EDEC 4100 - Family, School and Community
This course provides the knowledge necessary to understand how children are affected by the ecology of the family, school, and community. It stresses the importance of the parent-teacher relationship in the school and partnership among family, school and community. It introduces various strategies for working effectively with family and community.
Requisites: C or better in EDEC 1600 and Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: TAG Course: OED006 Families, Communities, and Schools
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Students will be able to identify the psychosocial framework and how it clarifies how one’s past, present, and expectations of the future are systematically connected to the lives of people around them.
- Students will be able to describe the social and cultural diversity occurring in families, schools, and communities.
- Students will be able to define community, identify its resources, and analyze the relationship the community has with the school.
- Students will be able to list the basic components of effective communication between parents and the school.
- Students will be able to evaluate how an effective school-family-community connection enables children to succeed.
- Students will be able to create and apply effective strategies for working with family, school and community in their early childhood teaching.
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