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APSY 1031 Family, School, and Society (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Second part of a two-course sequence (APSY1030-APSY1031) that introduces students to the multiple dimensions of child development, and the place of education in promoting healthy development for all children. This course considers the social and cultural contexts that shape developmental and educational processes. Focuses on understanding the nature of contemporary social problems including racism, sexism, ethnic prejudice, poverty, and violence, as they affect children, families, and schooling. Emphasizes special role of education in linking community resources for an integrated approach to serving children and families.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: APSY1030

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Last Updated: 06-Mar-14