About the Course

Interrelationships of the home, school, community and their effects on the learning of young children. Emphasis is on cooperation and communication, problem solving and self-discipline. Skills necessary to succeed in an era of technology and change are discussed utilizing partnerships with teachers and parents. Examination of the sociological relationships between family, school and culture; institutional, racial, social, and economic factors affecting the family and the child.  Strategies for supporting families by sharing community resources, and examining current social policies that are impacting the home and community-based practices are discussed in-depth. Field work is required outside of class time to provide students with opportunities to learn and practice competencies related to the care and education of young children.

Jun 23 - Aug 04, 2024

Est. Tuition:
Learning Format:
Online Course with Live Sessions
7 weeks

Estimated Tuition



Online Webcast


  • Shirley Murillo, M.A.


Online: Jun. 23 - Aug. 4 Sun., 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Jun. 23, 30 & Jul. 7,14, 21,28 & Aug. 4 ( 7 live sessions)


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