EDCP 494 (3.0) Online – Course Outline
- Weekly Responses and Discussion
- Module 1: Major Group Assignment
- Module 2: Issue Analysis
- Module 3: Case Study
- Module 4: Housing Fact Sheets/Backgrounder
Family Studies (EDCP 494) is one of a series of online special study courses designed to provide background knowledge for teachers of home economics or for those considering teaching home economics as a career.
Family Studies involves examining family life and issues from a variety of perspectives. This course will focus on the major topics taught in Family Studies in secondary schools: human growth and development; families in society; family and interpersonal relationships; parenting; and housing and living environments. The goal of this online course is to provide background information and knowledge in Family Studies for current or potential teachers of home economics.
- To become familiar with terminology related to the study of families
- To become familiar with current trends and issues facing families
- To evaluate and apply theoretical frameworks used in the study of families
|Module 1: Human Growth and Development and the Dynamics of Family Life (5 Weeks)|
|Module 2: Families in Society (3 Weeks)|
|Module 3: Interpersonal and Family Relationships (2 Weeks)|
|Module 4: Housing and Living Environments (2 weeks)|
REQUIRED COURSE MATERIAL
Call the UBC Bookstore to order: 604-822-2665, or toll-free in North America: 1-800-661-3889 or
Order online: http://shop.bookstore.ubc.ca/courselistbuilder.aspx
- Baker, Maureen. Families Changing Trends in Canada, 6th Edition. Toronto, ON: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2009. ISBN: 9780070968868
This is an online course. Students are required to have a computer, access to the Internet, and a Campus Wide Login ID and password to access the course website.
LIBRARY RESOURCES: Connect From Home
Your EZproxy connection will allow you to access library resources from your computer on or off campus. For more information, go to http://services.library.ubc.ca/off-campus-access/connect-from-home/
Telephone: 604-822-2013, or toll-free in North America: 1-888-492-1122
Latest Revision on: March 23, 2017