cdfs 255 - CDFS25500:Introductionto...

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CDFS 25500: Introduction to  Couple and Family Relationships Spring 2011 Instructor: Chuck Calahan, Ph.D., C.F.L.E.  Office: Fowler House, Room #208 Office Hours: By appointment (to fit your schedule) best made via email      Office Phone: 496-2106 Email: [email protected]   Graduate Teaching Assistant: Justin Briggs Course Description: “Provides further understanding of family relations for those unmarried, those contemplating  marriage, or for those married, and for prospective marriage counselors. A functional approach  to the interpersonal relationships of courtship, marriage, and family.”  This course is designed to introduce you to the scientific study and understanding of family life.  We encourage you to examine your attitudes and values regarding family relationships. The  course is structured to not only provide didactic and scientific knowledge but to provide an  opportunity to integrate this information with your personal experiences. This is a CFLE approved course.   This course helps to fulfill the requirements for the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE)  process. Graduates of National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)-approved academic  programs can apply for Provisional Certification through an Abbreviated Application process.  The new CDFS Human Services (HS) option is such a program. Along with CDFS 30100, CDFS  25500 satisfies the NCFR  Substance Area 1: Families in Society . For more information about  the CFLE program, see your academic advisor or go to http://www.ncfr.org/cert/index.asp.  Class lectures are recorded using Boilercast providing both audio and video.  Please see  http://www.itap.purdue.edu/tlt/BoilerCast/         “HotSeat” is used in this course for class and group discussions.  Specifics will be  provided in class and on Blackboard.   1
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  Course Objectives including Levels of Learning and Assessment Methods: 1. Students used knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation  to identify content areas and topics that are relevant to the study and  understanding of marriage and family life  in the successful completion of activities,  exercises, discussions, quizzes and exams, both in-class and on-line. 2. Students used knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation  to recall and demonstrate an understanding of key concepts within the marriage  and family contexts  in the successful completion of activities, exercises, discussions,  quizzes and exams, both in-class and on-line. 3.
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