Families and communities as educators. Family memories and narratives. Kinship networks and grandparents as educators. The mediation of television by the family. Education in community settings: museums, libraries. Families and school reform. Immigration, migration and family education.
"Stories are Learning" (The Museum as a Place of Learning, Cornell University). Kinship and Casework: Family Networks and Social Intervention (Russell Sage Foundation).
Families and Communities as Educators (Teachers College Press).
"The school and parents" (The Teachers Handbook).
"The concept of educative style" (Teachers College Record).
"Family contexts of television" (Educational Communication and Technology).
"Families and museum" (Marriage and Family Review).
ITSF 4902: Research Independent Study:International Transcultural
Research Independent Study:International Transcultural
ITSF 5120: Education in community settings: Museums
Permission required. A review and an analysis of educational issues and opportunities in various community settings. Special fee: $5.
ITSF 5430: Internship
Permission required. Supervised experiences in diverse settings designed to develop skills in research, development, planning, and evaluation.
ITSF 6520: Seminar in families and communities as educators
Permission required. A research seminar in the family and the community as educational systems.
ITSF 6902: Studies in international and transcultural studies
ITSF 8900: Dissertation advisement in international and transcultural studies
Individual advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see section in catalog on Continuous Registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.