EC: FAM CTRD SERV

Topic: Early Childhood
Instructor: Mick Jackson
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: VESi
Center Offered: OLPD

Course Description:

Welcome to Family-Centered Services, an interactive computer-based instruction (CBI) course, designed to give you a new perspective on serve the needs of young children and their families.  In this course you will learn what is meant by family-centered services as it applies to diverse systems of care, gain an understanding of family diversity, and explore the major stress factors facing families today.  We will discuss the theoretical basis for family-centered services, as well as reflect on current research and best practice.  Family-Centered Services will also examine the role of early childhood educators and explore ways to build partnerships with parents and create communities of care -- for the benefit of our children, and ultimately society as a whole.

Course notes: 

All VESi courses receive letter grades.  Please see Course Syllabus Addendum for grading information.  All VESi courses are now tablet compatible! 

There is a two week minimum for course completion. For your maximum time, Ashland's academic calendar is September 1st through August 31st each year and you are required to complete your course within that academic calendar. Also, please be certain to refer to the attachments that are sent with your course link(s) as those items contain important information regarding exam score and essay requirements. 

 Within 24-48 hours of your registration you will receive an email from your course content provider that contains your course access information. 

 Also within 24 hours of your registration you should be able to establish a login for your student account here at Ashland, WebAdvisor. You can use WebAdvisor to view your registrations, see when your grade is posted, and print detailed receipts and grade reports. Please click here for instructions on obtaining a username and password. The instructions also include a link to our Records and Registration's webpage where transcript ordering instructions can be found. It is advised that you review your record before ordering transcripts. 

 Contact Ashland Professional Development at pds@ashland.edu

VESI

Cost: $420
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019
Contact E-mail: vesiregistration@virtualeduc.com

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    online, self-paced format
Course Number: EDU*6130*G1
Academic Term: 19/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 2.00
Subject: EDU