Content and Theory
Recognize important philosophical foundations of social research methods and theory.
Identify and understand the basic components of eight family theories.
Compare and contrast the philosophical underpinnings (assumptions and implications) of theories.
Research and Evaluation Methodologies
- Apply theory to family focused research.
Effective Writing and Analysis
- Represent your own ideas about family life using theoretical language.
- Write more clearly about your ideas and the ideas of other family social scientists.