Family Life Education: Principles and Practices for Effective Outreach / Edition 1

Family Life Education: Principles and Practices for Effective Outreach / Edition 1

by Stephen (Steve) F. Duncan, H. (Harold) Wallace Goddard, H. Wallace Goddard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761927697

ISBN-13: 9780761927693

Pub. Date: 02/02/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Family Life Education: Principles and Practices for Effective Outreach is an excellent book for helping students and field professionals develop the knowledge and skills needed to take family science principles to citizens via family life education programs. Authors Stephen F. Duncan and H. Wallace Goddard incorporate leading outreach

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Family Life Education: Principles and Practices for Effective Outreach is an excellent book for helping students and field professionals develop the knowledge and skills needed to take family science principles to citizens via family life education programs. Authors Stephen F. Duncan and H. Wallace Goddard incorporate leading outreach scholarship with years of professional experience to provide a scholarly, yet practical, guide for current and future family life outreach professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761927693
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/02/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Foundations and Philosophies of Outreach Family Life Education
Defining Outreach Family Life Education
A Brief History of Outreach Family Life Education
Evolution in the Dissemination of Scientific Knowledge about Families
Varied Approaches or ARoles@ in Family Life Education
Developing a Working Philosophy for Outreach Family Life Education
Conclusion
Explorations
2. Designing Comprehensive Prevention Programs in Outreach Family Life Education
The Science and Profession of Prevention
Two Related Prevention Education Models
A Comprehensive Model for the Design of Family Life Prevention Programs
Conclusion
Explorations
3. Elements of Quality Family Life Education Resources and Programs
The Need for Standards of Quality for FLE Resources
Elements of Quality FLE Resources
Application of Assessment to Existing FLE Resources
Characteristics of Strong, Sustainable Family Life Education Programs
Conclusion
Explorations
4. Principles of Program Evaluation
Evaluation as Friend and Foe: Stereotypes and Opportunities
Developing a Vision
Getting Specific: Program Goals and Objectives
An Example of an Evaluation Framework in Parenting
Defining the Kind of Information Needed: The Evaluation Questions
The Logic Model Approach to Evaluation
Innovations in Evaluation
Using Evaluation Data
Conclusion
Explorations
5. Designing Effective Instruction
Component Display Theory
First Principles of Instruction
Conclusion
Explorations
6. Engaging an Audience
The Art of Teaching
What Changes People? Challenging Ideas from Personality Theories
Relationships as the Basis for Helping
Practical Applications
Conclusion
Explorations
7. Teaching in Outreach Family Life Education: Mechanics and Methods
Criteria for Selecting Useful and Valid Information
Deciding How to Teach
Select Methods for Outreach Family Life Education
Conclusion
Explorations
8. Working with the Media in Family Life Education
Mass Media and Outreach Family Life Education
Understanding the Media: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
Working with the Media: Playing on the Same Team
Writing Guidelines
Media Interviews
Conclusion
Explorations
9. Writing for the Lay Audience
Purposes of Written Material
Tips on Writing
Examples of Effective Writing
Conclusion
Explorations
10. Family Life Education on the Technological Frontier
The Technological Landscape
Developing Online Programs for Family Life Education
Conclusion
Explorations
11. Working with Diverse Audiences
Sensitizing to Differences
Diversity of Learning Styles
Ethnicity and Values
Skilled Dialogue
Group FLE Examples
Programming for Diversity
Conclusion
Explorations
12. Creating Effective Collaborative Partnerships
Defining the Collaborative Process
Advantages of Collaboration
Challenges to Collaboration
A Community Linkages Framework
Assessing the Effectiveness of Your Collaboration
Getting Started: Steps for Creating Effective Collaborative Partnerships
Examples of Effective Family Life Education Collaborations
Conclusion
Explorations
13. Marketing Family Life Principles, Practices, and Programs
The Social Marketing Mix
Crafting Marketing Messages to Foster Change
Conclusion
Explorations
14. Improving the Practice of Family Life Education
Professionalization of Family Life Education
Program Rigor
Program Effectiveness
Marketing of FLE Principles, Practices, and Programs
Reaching Diverse, Underserved Audiences
Conclusion
Explorations
References
Appendix
Index

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