3001 Fall 2010 Syllabus-2

3001 Fall 2010 Syllabus-2 - PrinciplesofFYCS FYC3001Fall2010

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Principles of FYCS FYC 3001 Fall 2010 Section # 3813, FAB 0105—MWF 10:40-11:30 Instructor Office Hours Dale Pracht, Ph.D. Wed. 2:00-4:00 pm Assistant Professor Or by appointment. Department of Family, Youth 3014-C McCarty Hall D and Community Sciences 352-273-3533 dpracht@ufl.edu Teaching Assistant      Office Hours Laura Bradley    Wed. 10:30-12:30 pm laura.bradley@ufl.edu                                                   Thurs. 1:30-3:30 pm   3086 McCarty Hall B                                                     (352) 273-3513 Course Description This course is an introduction to the study and practice of family, youth and community sciences. Presents analytic  concepts used in the study of family, youth and community sciences. Emphasizes the vulnerabilities and needs of U.S.  children, youth, families and communities, and describes human services that maximizes human potential and  minimizes personal and societal costs. The course introduces students to the roles and skills of the human service  professional. Course Format This course includes lectures, discussions, videos, group work, outside speakers, in-class exercises, written  assignments, web-based assignments, and exams. Course Objectives The Principles of Family, Youth and Community Sciences course is designed to: 1) 2) Present human ecological theory as related to FYCS. 3) Describe the status of families, youth, and communities in the 21 st  century. 4) Identify programs designed to support families, youth and communities. 5) Introduce theory, research, and policy associated with families, youth, and communities. 6) Familiarize students with library research, resource evaluation, and APA style for references. 7) Reinforce the intrinsic and extrinsic value of service learning. 8) Acquaint students with the professions related to working with families, youth, and communities. Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of the requirements of FYC 3001 students will be able to: 1) Describe the components of and purpose of theory. 2) Provide a rationale for understanding and using research in FYCS. 3) Apply Human Ecological Theory to everyday situations. 4) Discriminate between sources of information. 1
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5) Correctly cite references using APA. 6)
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3001 Fall 2010 Syllabus-2 - PrinciplesofFYCS FYC3001Fall2010

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