2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EEDUC 5115 Families, Society, and Schools

This course is designed to provide an understanding of family diversity within the context of contemporary society. The course will examine links between school performance and family involvement. Institutional structures that facilitate or impede family-school relationships will be addressed. Specific issues facing families and children will be examined to help teachers better respond to the challenges of today's classrooms. Students will have the opportunity to explore community resources and family support systems.