Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

ECED 525 Culture and Language in Early Childhood Families

Students construct a complex understanding of children and families in early childhood settings grounded in diverse cultural and political contexts. Students explore the role of theory in providing frameworks for understanding and interpreting child and family development in the early childhood classroom, including the identity development of immigrants and refugees. Explore the role of language acquisition from a strength-based perspective, including understanding the relationship between language and culture and bilingual development.




Undergraduate early childhood education coursework or teaching experience with young children or instructor's approval.
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