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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECE 3860 - Cultural Socialization of Children

Credits: 3

Description: This course enables students to develop positive, respectful and inclusive relationships with young children and families of diverse cultures. This course is reflective of the diverse cultures represented in the community; African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans. Students will analyze how socialization in each of these cultures affects children’s development, family systems, educational practices, child discipline, beliefs, traditions, identities and values. Contributions of each of the cultures will be examined. Individual variations including socio-economic status, gender, family structure, language and learning styles will be investigated. The course has a multi-disciplinary approach; integrating history, anthropology, psychology, sociology, biology and education.

University Requirement(s): Multicultural

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