Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Child, Family, and Community

This course examines the developing child in a societal context and focuses on the interrelationships of family, school, and community as agents of socialization from historical, socio-cultural, and contemporary perspectives. The course highlights the processes of socialization and identity development, demonstrating the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families in a culturally diverse society. C-ID CDEV-110.

Subject: CHLD
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page:
Course email: jdparis@miracosta.edu (preferred method of contact)
Office:
Office hours:
Phone: 760-795-6789 ext 1244 (but prefer email contact)
Instructor notes: Required Textbook: Gonzalez-Mena, J. (2013). Child, family, and community: Family-centered early care and education. (6th ed.). Pearson: Upper Saddle River, NJ. Information regarding the course will be emailed to enrolled students prior to the beginning of the course. If you do not receive an email about the class, please log in to the class no later than the start date and proceed to the Start Here link on the left hand side of your screen.

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