Strategies for Teaching Family Theories

April 15, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
$25 for NCFR student members / $45 for NCFR members and CFLEs / $85 for nonmembers

Raeann Hamon
Raeann Hamon, Ph.D., CFLE

Do you teach family theory in a higher-education setting, or plan to teach in the future?

Go beyond learning about family theories: Attend this webinar to learn effective ways to teach family theories and better engage your students around family theory content, in both face-to-face and online settings.

During this webinar, Raeann Hamon, Ph.D., CFLE — who has taught family theories for more than 30 years and is co-author of the textbook Exploring Family Theories — will teach you how to develop clear objectives for family theory courses and will discuss strategies and goals to meet those objectives.

You’ll also learn high-impact practices, or activities that can be done in the classroom that will be particularly beneficial to your students' learning processes. Using Gardner's multiple intelligences as a model, Dr. Hamon will discuss creative strategies for teaching family theories to students in different ways.

Dr. Hamon also will address how you can implement activities in online settings.

By attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • understand and translate family theory course objectives to class activities;
  • learn about activities that creatively engage students with family theories; and
  • construct ideas for a family theory curriculum by utilizing Gardner's multiple intelligences.

Approved for 1 CFLE contact hour of continuing education credit.

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About the Presenter

Raeann Hamon, Ph.D., CFLE, is Distinguished Professor of Family Science and Gerontology and chair of the Human Development and Family Science Department at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Dr. Hamon has taught family theories for more than 30 years and is co-author with Suzanne Smith, Ph.D., of the Exploring Family Theories textbook. She has many presentations and publications on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and enjoys facilitating conversations about pedagogy among teaching faculty.

On-Demand Webinar Recording

Even if you can't watch this webinar live, your registration will still grant you access to watch the recording at your convenience.

Classroom Use

Classroom and departmental use licenses allow faculty members to share the video in class or embed the video in their online learning management system. Departmental use licenses allow more than on faculty to use the webinar in their class. We request that links or downloads are not shared with students.

License for classroom use by one professor is available for $120 for NCFR members, $185 for nonmembers.

License for departmental use (multiple professors) is available for $170 for NCFR members, $305 for nonmembers.

Departmental license for CFLE-approved programs is $140.

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