A study of the family as a social institution and a social group in terms of cross-cultural, historical, and contemporary perspectives. Current controversies concerning male-female roles, sexual morality, reproduction and other issues are considered. 3:0:3
The facilitator's educational philosophy provides an opportunity for the student to demonstrate mastery of a higher level of analysis and integration of the knowledge. Students will learn how to transfer past experiences and knowledge of this course.
1. Demonstrate the ability to express ideas in both oral and written work.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the family as a social institution and social group in terms of cross cultural, historical, and contemporary perspectives.
3. Critically analyze specific ideologies of family.
4. Increase knowledge of historical factors and their impact on family structures.
5. Demonstrate awareness of cross cultural variations and diversity in family forms.
The course assessment will consists of quizzes, examinations, term paper and presentation. Students are required to read all assigned material (text, handouts, etc.) to watch outside viewing assignments, listen to all outside audio assignments, and be prepared to discuss the material in class. Students will also have to successfully pass all exams and complete all projects on time, to include term paper and presentation (topic to be discussed in class). Attendance and participation are required for successful completion of this course.
Midterm Examination 100 points
Term Paper 100 points
Oral Presentation 50 points
Quizzes (3) 30 points (10 points per quiz)
Participation 40 points (5 points per class)
Final Examination 100 points
TOTAL POINTS 420 Points
Any material submitted late will automatically receive a 15-point per day penalty until the instructor receives the material, unless the student makes prior arrangements with the instructor. The instructor reserves the right to waive the penalty if it is determined by the instructor that there were extenuating circumstances surrounding the tardiness of the material. Students must be present for all examinations unless the student made prior arrangements with the instructor. There are no make-up examinations allowed.
Computers make writing and revising much easier and more productive. Learners must recognize though that technology may also cause problems. Printers run out of ink and hard drive crash. Learners must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology. Be sure to save copies of your work to disk, hard drive, and print out paper copies for backup purposes.
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing.
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Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and
to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute
Catalog Page 100
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