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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
Course Number: 210
Section Number: 1519
Units: 3
Instructor: Welch-Scalco, Rhonda

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Canvas
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Instructor notes: The required text for this course is:  

Berns, R. M. (2016). Child, Family, School, Community: Socialization and Support (10th ed.). Stamford, CT: Cengage Learning.

This course is offered in a hybrid format, which includes face-to-face instruction every Tuesday from 3:30-6:05 and an online component (discussions/reflection assignments/quizzes). 

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