Division of Life Sciences

Education/Early Childhood

Revised June, 2006



Semester and YearFall 2008

CRN 11436 and 11309, Course Prefix, Number and TitleTECA 1303 Family, School, and Community


Course Meeting Days, Times and Location (Campus, Building, and Room number)

FBTC 203 M-W-F 9:00-9:50 a.m., Wharton, Peace 203 12:15-1:30 p.m.

Instructor� NameBarbara Lynn, M. A.

Instructor�s Telephone number(s)281-239-1556; 1-800-561-9252, ext. 1556

Home: 713-266-3014

Instructor�s email addressbarbaral@wcjc.edu

Instructor�s Office Hoursand Office Location�

Office �FBTC 140-F


Monday, Wednesday, Friday

10 a.m.-noon

Monday afternoons

1:00-4:00 p.m.,

Wharton Peace 104-B



9:50-10:50 a.m. & after class ends at 1:30 p.m.

Course Catalog Description � Family, School, and Community (TECA 1303)-

A study of the child, family, community, and schools, including parent education and involvement, family and community lifestyles, child abuse, and current family life issues.This course requires students to participate in a minimum of 16 hours of field experiences with children from infancy through age 12 years in a variety of settings with varied and diverse populations.(These observations are scheduled at approved sites outside of class time.)

Instructor�s Grading System������

90-100-A Excellent Work

Midterm���������������������������������������� 30%

80- 89-B Good Work

Final��������������������������������������������� 30%

70- 79 C Average Work

Observation summaries������������������ 10%

60- 69 D Minimal Level of Work

Attendance and Class Participation10%

59 and below-F Does not pass course standards

Family of Origin Paper�������������������� 10%


Family Involvement Plan����������������� 10%

Instructor�s Attendance Policy � Students must come to class on time as indicated; attendance is counted along with class participation as 10% of the course grade.Students are allowed one absence without penalty.Persons with special circumstances should talk with the instructor in advance. See syllabus inside for details.

Last day to �Drop� course with grade of �W�Friday, Nov. 14




          Any student with a disability or other special circumstance requiring academic accommodations or other consideration in order to successfully complete the requirements of this course should identify himself or herself individually to the instructor to discuss the matter in a private and confidential manner

          ** Misconduct for which discipline may be administered at WCJC includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, or knowingly furnishing false information to the college (plagiarism and cheating refer to the use of unauthorized books, notes, or otherwise securing help in a test, copying tests, assignments, reports, or term papers).

Last Updated: 5/6/19