Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

ECE 161 * Understanding Families, Community and Diversity (3)

Prerequisite(s): None.

Recommended Preparation: Concurrent employment in an early childhood care or education facility, or concurrent enrollment in Cooperative Education in an early childhood care or education facility.

An introduction to skills for early childhood caregivers and teachers to use with families through reading, classroom participation, lectures, discussions, observations, and practical experience. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing and understanding the role of cultural and community diversity in the education of young children.

3 hours lecture.