Master's Degree - Option B - certified FCS teachers and professionals

Summer 2021 Course Information
Critical Science Perspectives in FCS Education

Course Description
This course focuses on the special topic of critical science, both as a theoretical framework and as a practical/rational process for addressing significant and complex problems facing families. Students will explore critical science through reading and discussing published works of scholars, viewing short narrated PowerPoint lectures, and applying principles of critical science to FCSE professional practice and research.
Contacts
Instructor

Sheree Moser
Office: 402-472-7996
smoser2@unl.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Family & Consumer Sciences Compendium Series: Volume 1 Body of Knowledge
Anderson, C., Hall, S., Makela, C., & Lyers, L.
Edition: 2016
Publisher: AAFCS


Course Access

Canvas at UNL

Approximately two to three weeks before the first day of class, a UNL campus coordinator (Lisa King, Diane Brown, Kaelie Kellner, Melisia Bieber, or Dan Cotton) will email students with information (student name, email, and NU ID) and instructions for accessing UNL classes.  Students will claim their UNL account by setting a password and security questions. Once students claim their ID, they will be able to access their courses at its.unl.edu/myunl/.  Courses may not be visible to students until the first day of class.


Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.


Comments

Website for book purchase: http://www.aafcs.org/resources/Compendium_BOK.asp

University Members
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