CDEV 108 Communicating with Parents and Guardians (3)
Lec-48 (total hrs)
Credit, Degree Applicable
ADVISE: ESL 130 or ENGL 90 or ENGL 91 or placement in ESL 140 or ENGL 92
An overview of the importance of communication in childcare and school settings. Family needs, differences, challenges and expectations are stressed, with special attention paid to cultural, racial, economic, gender and family structure differences and their impacts on communication strategies. The value of positive parent-teacher relationships in the provision of quality childcare and education is analyzed, and communication techniques and strategies are explored.