Child, Family, and Community

Course Overview

Course Code: ECES-140

Department: Early Childhood Education

Credit Hours: 3.00

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This course focuses on the diverse needs of the child within the context of family, school and community. The course will examine the interplay of diverse cultures, lifestyles, abilities, language and communication with the role of the early childhood environment and other community institutions. Students will gain an understanding of their professional role in supporting evidence-based practices that strengthen respectful, collaborative family/child partnerships through effective use of community and family resources. This course includes field experiences and field observations of young children in early childhood settings.

Course Schedule


Term: Spring 2025

Section Name: ECES-140-DL01D

Location: Online

Available Seats: 25

Faculty Name: A. Myers

Min Credits: 3.00

Comments: This is a face to face course taught virtually through Zoom or Teams. Regularly scheduled class periods are live and interactive. Students are required to participate in the course on the scheduled days and times. If you do not have access to computer resources or have limited internet connection outside of campus, please utilize the free computer and internet access available at the main campus and all education centers.

Term: Fall 2024

Section Name: ECES-140-OL01D

Location: Online

Available Seats: 15

Faculty Name: K. Schwartz

Min Credits: 3.00


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