2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Aug 17, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 3204 - Family Cultures of Infants and Toddlers♦


(5 cr.) In this course, education professional experience an overview of the way culture impacts typical conceptions of infant/toddler development and interactions. Education professionals focus on the ability to form healthy working relationships and respectful partnerships with the families of infants and toddlers across a range of cultures. They investigate the meaning of various child-rearing behaviors and how they relate to family expectations and cultural traditions, with the goal of developing culturally appropriate practices. Education professionals also make connections and share perspectives through discussions on related topics, such as cultural differences in caregiving practices, attachment and separation, perspectives on play, and effective communication, among others.
 
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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