The study of influences on children and their families which impact child and family behaviors, values, attitudes, beliefs, and morals. Topics include: parenting patterns: cultural, religious and socioeconomic influences: peer, school, media, impacts; family development, community ecology, special needs children, prejudice, and public policy. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 24530

Course Specific Requirements:
Course texts: Zinn, M. B., Eitzen, D. S., & Wells, B. (2015). Diversity in families (10th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson. Gonzalez-Mena, J. (2014). 50 strategies for communication and working with diverse families (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Pearson.
Web Technical Requirements:
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Students with Disabilities:
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 24530 - 30-Mar-2015 thru 13-Jun-2015
Instructor: Andrew S Garland-Forshee
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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