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LB-J14-03

Understanding Culture Series

Author: Judith Colbert, PHD

5 ECE Hours

Learning Bundle: $85.00

Modules: CULT-J14-01 to CULT-J14-05

Learning Continuum: Foundation

  1. Defining Culture

  2. Introducing Cultural Transmission

  3. Transmitting Culture: Parents

  4. Transmitting Culture: Educators and Mentors

  5. Transmitting Culture: Peers

CULT-J14-01

Defining Culture

Author: Judith Colbert, PHD

1 ECE Hour

Module 1 of 5 (Culture Series)

Learning Continuum: Foundation

In an age of migration, global travel and instant communication anywhere in the world, people from diverse cultures are meeting and interacting with each other as never before. In such an age, understanding culture takes on new significance and  as an educator, you are expected to show leadership and model  practices that will help prepare all young children to participate in the society, now and in the future.

CULT-J14-02

Introducing Cultural Transmission

Author: Judith Colbert, PHD

1 ECE Hour

Module 2 of 5 (Culture Series)

Learning Continuum: Foundation

Welcome to this e-learning module. It is one of several modules based on my book Welcoming Newcomer Children. You can complete this module as a stand-alone learning experience or combine it with others to create a series. Three series are suggested: Meeting the Needs of Newcomer Children, Understanding Culture, and Responding to Diversity. This module is recommended as the second module in the Culture series.

CULT-J14-03

Transmitting Culture: Parents

Author: Judith Colbert, PHD

1 ECE Hour

Module 3 of 5 (Culture Series)

Learning Continuum: Foundation

Cultural transmission is a complex process. To help understand how culture is transmitted, researchers have identified three sources of transmission: parents, educators and peers. This module considers cultural transmission by parents. This module explores the role of parents as transmitters of culture through child rearing practices.

CULT-J14-04

Transmitting Culture: Educators And Mentors

Author: Judith Colbert, PHD

1 ECE Hour

Module 4 of 5 (Culture Series)

Learning Continuum: Foundation

Cultural transmission is a complex process. To help understand how culture is transmitted, researchers have identified three sources of transmission: parents, educators and peers. This module considers cultural transmission by parents. This module explores the role of parents as transmitters of culture through child rearing practices. This module explores the role of educators and mentors as transmitters of culture, especially in relation to ideas about child development, play practices and communication strategies.

CULT-J14-05

Transmitting Culture: Peers

Author: Judith Colbert, PHD

1 ECE Hour

Module 5 of 5 (Culture Series)

Learning Continuum: Foundation

Cultural transmission is a complex process. To help understand how culture is transmitted, researchers have identified three sources of transmission: parents, educators and peers. This module considers cultural transmission by parents. This module explores the role of parents as transmitters of culture through child rearing practices. This module explores the role of peers across cultures and, in particular, their role as transmitters of culture and learning.

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