Familial Influences on Children's Social Development

Familial Influences on Children's Social Development
Current theories and research on social development, peer relations, and behavior. Familial/parenting effects as moderated by beliefs, genetics, gender, social cognitions, culture, child guidance, interventions.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 331 or higher.
 TaughtContact Department
Course Outcomes

Theory Understanding

· Increase your knowledge of normal, age-related behavior of children, particularly with regard to peer relations (i.e. acceptance and friendship).

· Increase your knowledge of multi-cultural environmental differences.

· Increased your perspective of how to create effective parent-child, teacher-child, and teacher-parent environments for promoting social competence in children.

Research Analysis

· Develop a better understanding of research methods specific to this area of research.

Research Analysis

· Develop a theoretical base for integration of discipline techniques and child guidance practices.