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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    courses please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog EDUC 262 Children s Literature SOWK 386 The Welfare of Children Paired Course Survey of literary genres and elements including picture books folklore poetry historical fiction contemporary realism and nonfiction Some attention to pedagogical issues for teacher credential candidates One semester or January Professor Ralph Students enrolled in this course will explore the diverse needs and issues related to child welfare systems of care The course provides an overview of relevant knowledge theories values skills and social policies related to competently working with children and their families One semester Professor Sheridan CHDV 211 Child Family Community Child Family Community is a course for students who are interested in working with children and families as an early childhood educator specialist or in other professional roles in which a central feature of the job is interaction with children and their families The focus of this course is on the early childhood period Theory and research pertaining to family community based practices in early childhood programs parent education models relationships between families and early child care professionals issues of diversity learning supports at home and community involvement for the early childhood professional will be covered This course meets the State of California Title 22 Department of Social Service Classification Indicator DS2 and applies toward the State of California Title V requirements for the Child Development Permit CHDV 220 Field Methods Child Study through Observation and Interaction Focuses on observing recording and interacting with children as a basis for scientific investigation in child development Field based research project required Includes seminar and supervised fieldwork at The Broadoaks Children s School CHDV 250 Developmental Psychopathology The field of developmental psychopathology is the study of psychological problems in the context of human development This

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  • Clubs & Organizations | Whittier College
    In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Clubs Organizations Clubs Organizations On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Education Child Development offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth and more importantly connect students to peers who want to have fun and build upon their passions Recognized student clubs and organizations affiliated with Education Child Development are listed below Fifth Dimension Fifth Dimension is a group of program run by a team of 16 Whittier College students Those selected for the team lead and work with children age 6 12 in the following programs Fifth Dimension computer based after school learning program Homework Help program The Wizard s Reading Program Programs are carried out at the local Boys Girls Club of Whittier each week In addition the Fifth Dimension team plans and manage educational field trips for Boys Girls Club members as well as a Day on Campus event to encourage college attendance for low income children from communities of color For more information about Fifth Dimension contact Program Director Alexandra Guevara at 562 686 6761 or aguevara whittier edu Jumpstart Jumpstart at Whittier College is a part of a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students to serve preschool children in local low income schools Jumpstart participants are required to work 6 12 hours a week in local Head Start preschools during Fall and Springs terms and are trained to read stories sing songs and

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  • Facilities | Whittier College
    Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Education Homepage Slider undergraduate An Interdisciplinary Approach The Department of Education Child Development prepares students with diverse interests for professional careers in a variety of fields Learn more Lessons in Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Facilities Facilities On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Located on the Whittier College campus The Broadoaks Children s School is a private non profit demonstration school that includes before and after school care and a variety of co curricular activities including sports technology chess cooking gardening advanced learners and student leadership It is one of the oldest and most widely respected demonstration schools in the country Its purpose is to provide programs for children and their families as a model for students in education social work psychology medicine and other related fields The students enrolled at The Broadoaks Children s School reflect the socioeconomic ethnic and cultural diversity of the Whittier community The school also serves children with a variety of special needs including learning disabilities behavior disorders high risk family situations and other challenges to learning and development In addition the school operates a Summer Academy program for students aged pre school through eighth grade

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  • Resources & Links | Whittier College
    Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Education Homepage Slider undergraduate An Interdisciplinary Approach The Department of Education Child Development prepares students with diverse interests for professional careers in a variety of fields Learn more Lessons in Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Resources Links Resources Links On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments The Department of Education Child Development has compiled the following websites which you may

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  • Research & Fieldwork | Whittier College
    Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Research Fieldwork Research Fieldwork On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments At Whittier College our student body works in close active collaboration with professors who are leaders in their fields Together this team of learners conducts research projects that push the boundaries of knowledge and inquiry For example select students support faculty members with their professional academic investigations At other times it is the faculty which assists the efforts of students in pursuing groundbreaking new research As a result of these experiences and with confidence in their own abilities Whittier students regularly go on to participate in conferences such as the Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research and other academic conclaves across the nation Students further interact with faculty members in programs that are part of the College s Centers of Distinction and take place at Garrett and Hartley Faculty Masters Houses on campus residences where professors live for a multi year term and coordinate and host an array of educational and social activities While students at large universities struggle merely to gain face time with professors here at Whittier students interact with the faculty personally and on a daily basis Academics in Action LESSONS IN URBAN EDUCATION Professor and Students Work To Close the Achievement Gaps

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  • Internships & Fellowships | Whittier College
    Events Athletics Giving Alumni Education Homepage Slider undergraduate An Interdisciplinary Approach The Department of Education Child Development prepares students with diverse interests for professional careers in a variety of fields Learn more Lessons in Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Internships Fellowships Internships Fellowships On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Internships At Whittier College education goes beyond the confines of campus Here we know that classroom learning needs to be practically applied both for career training as well as civic involvement and so getting out into the community is crucial for intellectual and character growth Whittier s location in Southern California close to Los Angeles and Orange County gives students internship opportunities that will help them gain crucial business training and experience valuable for their post Whittier lives Industries ranging from entertainment to finance aerospace to bioengineering and more all call Southern California home Civic involvement is immensely important at Whittier College as well Our Center for Engagement with Communities brings together faculty students and staff from all sectors of the College to partner with non profit organizations and local government in Whittier and the neighboring communities Learn more about the internship process at the Center for Career Planning Internships And to locate volunteer opportunities in and around Whittier College please visit

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  • Study Abroad | Whittier College
    Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Education Homepage Slider undergraduate An Interdisciplinary Approach The Department of Education Child Development prepares students with diverse interests for professional careers in a variety of fields Learn more Lessons in Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development Study Abroad Study Abroad On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Travel throughout multiple countries cultural exchange foreign language immersion unique academic adventures all of these are hallmarks of the international study experience For the last 50 years in keeping with its mission to prepare students for a global society and evolving workplace Whittier College has sponsored study abroad opportunities placing qualified students in locations throughout five continents or at sea for a semester year summer or January or May Interim session of international academic experience While abroad Whittier students have also had opportunities to complete international internships conduct and publish professional research and been offered foreign graduate school and work opportunities International Programs in Education Child Development Students of education child development can study abroad in countries that include Argentina Australia Chile China Denmark Peru South Africa Spain Sweden

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  • After Whittier | Whittier College
    Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Education Homepage Slider undergraduate An Interdisciplinary Approach The Department of Education Child Development prepares students with diverse interests for professional careers in a variety of fields Learn more Lessons in Urban Education Professor and students work to close the achievement gaps between English language learners and their peers Read more Making an Impact Jumpstart brings Whittier students opportunities to work with children of diverse communities Read more Prev Next In This Section Education Child Development Menu Mobile Home About Majors Minors Child Development Major Minor and Permit Requirements Education Programs Minor Requirements Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Education Child Development After Whittier After Whittier On 25 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Education Child Development majors graduate with a wide variety of opportunities before them Recent alumni are completing advanced degrees at institutions that include UCLA UC Berkeley UC San Diego UC Davis USC University of Wisconsin Madison University of Arizona University of Minnesota Claremont Graduate University University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Graduates who enter the professional arena have taken jobs in teaching school administration counseling speech and language pathology occupational therapy child care social work clinical psychology and a variety of other fields See what our alumni are up to Roberta Bobbie Roy Cukro 07 M A 11 Special Education Teacher East Whittier Middle School CA My Whittier education helped to provide me with the leadership and practical skills as well as the academic knowledge to be an effective classroom teacher I continue to return

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