Spring 2019 Course Information
Youth in Cultural Contexts
||Iowa State University
||3 credit hours - $580 per credit
||January 22, 2019 - May 03, 2019
This course examines cultural context factors that affect youth from a holistic perspective within and outside the family unit. The course provides understanding of the cultural heritage of differing family structures and types. Students explore social and educational processes experienced by youth; this exploration includes through in-depth reading, writing, discussion, critical listening, viewing of contemporary videos, and informal interviews with youth. Students are encouraged to think critically about society and culture, to gain further knowledge of how ethnic groups fit historically into society, and to examine the results of how history has shaped the current cultural climate of the U.S.
For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university 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.
Students will receive course information and a welcome letter about 3 weeks prior to the start of class. Then approximately one week before the first day of class at Iowa State University, the ISU campus coordinators (Michelle Zander
or Karen Smidt
) will email course access instructions to students for courses taught by Iowa State.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.