Child in the Family and Nursery School

Child in the Family and Nursery School

Lectures: 10

Seminars: 20

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Fekonja Urška, zasl. prof. dr. Marjanovič Umek Ljubica

Content

Children in different types of families (eg. nuclear, single-parent, united, rainbow families) and various cultural and social environments.

The importance of parenting for child development and learning (parenting styles in relation to child development; parental implicit theories and stereotypes in different cultural environments and their effect on parental behavior towards a child).

The importance of social and cultural capital of the family for child development and learning. Cooperation between the family and preschool. Including children with special needs into preschool and their peer group; gifted children in preschool.

Preschool teachers’ implicit theories.

Interview with a child, based on his/her developmental characteristics.