Class Availability – Spring 2018

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ED 283: Partnerships in Education

ED 283 introduces students to family theories, models of family involvement, and effective principles and practices for working with culturally diverse families, including families of learners with disabilities, within the school system. Students will explore family characteristics, functions and interactions, and the changes in families and schools in today?s society; and examine how the differences between their value and belief systems influence the family-professional partnership. Students will also study the historical and current roles of families, particularly families with students with disabilities, and learn how to build partnerships with families to support the individualized education of students. Related issues and ethical considerations regarding families of culturally diverse backgrounds, including families of students with disabilities, will be discussed. The laws and rights of families and how to advocate for all families in the education milieu will be addressed.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Sciences Division
Social Science Department

Gen. Ed./Focus:
DS – Diversification: Social Sci

ENG 100 Qualification
MATH 82 Qualification


Important Registration and Withdrawal Deadline Information

01/12/2018 Last day to register
01/12/2018 Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to receive 50% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to drop (No "W" on transcript)
04/02/2018 Last day to withdraw from class ("W" on transcript)



Prerequisite(s): Qualification for ENG 100; qualification for MATH 82.

This ED 283 class section (CRN 33370) is conducted on the Internet. Students must have access to a computer with Internet connection. For additional information please contact the instructor via email ( Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements and/or email.

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Course Details

Term: Spring 2018
CRN: 33370
Subject: Education (ED)
Course Number: 283
Course Title: Partnerships in Education
Instructional Method: Distance – Completely Online
Credits: 3
Gen. Ed/Focus: DS
Grading Options: Standard Letter A-F, Credit/No Credit, or Audit
Instructor: Veronica Ogata
Course Dates: 01/08-05/11
Meeting Times:
TBA TBA WWW 01/08-05/11

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