ECE* 176

The influence of parents and community on the growth and learning of young children is examined. Various aspects of effective communication with parents concerning health, safety and nutrition issues are discussed. Community resources that benefit young children are also addressed. Students complete a minimum of 10 hours of field experience/observation in a school, licensed child development/care center or a field placement approved by the program coordinator and/or the course instructor. Formerly listed as EDUC 229.