Family Life Education

Course Descriptions

FLED 025: Parenting Education/Variation on Co-Op Model

Credits: Maximum of 4.0 possible

Alternative approach Parenting Education classes affiliated with special organizations. Learning is related to child development, family life education, leadership skills, community resources, and adult participation in program. Curriculum is individualized per group. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six weeks in summer) as space is available.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Describe positive rapport modeled with children.
  2. Discuss developmentally appropriate behaviors for children.
  3. Describe connection between play and learning.
  4. Recognize individual differences of children and families.

FLED 025: Parenting Education/Variation on Coop Model

Credits: 1.0

Registration permitted first seven weeks (six weeks in summer) as space is available.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the objectives outlined in the corresponding lecture course.

FLED 035: Parenting Education/Variation on Co-Op Model

Credits: Maximum of 4.0 possible

Alternative approach Parenting Education classes affiliated with special organizations. Learning is related to child development, family life education, leadership skills, community resources, and adult participation in program. Curriculum is individualized per group. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six weeks in summer) as space is available.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Practice positive rapport with children in a lab setting.
  2. Identify developmentally appropriate behaviors for children.
  3. Explore connection between play and learning.
  4. Describe individual differences of children and families.

FLED 035: Parenting Education/Variation on Coop Model

Credits: 1.0

Registration permitted first seven weeks (six weeks in summer) as space is available.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the objectives outlined in the corresponding lecture course.

FLED 045: Parenting Education/Variation on Co-Op Model

Credits: Maximum of 4.0 possible

Alternative approach Parenting Education classes affiliated with special organizations. Learning is related to child development, family life education, leadership skills, community resources, and adult participation in program. Curriculum is individualized per group. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six weeks in summer) as space is available.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Integrate positive rapport with children in family life.
  2. Adjust personal expectations for children.
  3. Describe the connection between play and learning.
  4. Explain awareness of culture and diversity impacting family life.

FLED 045: Parenting Education/Variation on Co-op Model

Credits: Maximum of 1.0 possible

Registration permitted first seven weeks (six weeks in summer) as space is available.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the objectives outlined in the corresponding lecture course.

FLED 111: Parenting Education Infant Toddler Classes

Credits: 2.0

Parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interactions. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Supervise children in a lab setting.
  2. Discuss child development related to developmentally appropriate expectations for children.
  3. Identify research based parenting information sources.
  4. Describe characteristics of secure attachment between parents and infants and toddlers.
  5. Recognize individual differences of children and families related to culture, learning styles and temperament traits.

FLED 112: Parenting Education Infant Toddler Classes

Credits: 2.0

Parenting education course combining lecture, discussion, and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, and utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interactions. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment, and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Supervise children in a lab setting.
  2. Discuss child development related to developmentally appropriate expectations for children.
  3. Identify research based parenting information sources.
  4. Describe characteristics of secure attachment between parents and infants and toddlers.
  5. Explore connection between play and learning.
  6. Recognize individual differences of children and families related to culture, learning styles, and temperament traits.

FLED 113: Parenting Education Infant Toddler Classes

Credits: 2.0

Parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interactions. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Supervise children in a lab setting.
  2. Identify developmentally appropriate expectations for children.
  3. Identify developmentally appropriate behaviors for children.
  4. Examine research based parenting information sources.
  5. Describe characteristics of secure attachment between parents and infants and toddlers.
  6. Explore connection between play and learning.
  7. Recognize individual differences of children and families related to culture, learning styles and temperament traits.

FLED 114: Parenting Education Infant Toddler Classes

Credits: 2.0

Parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interactions. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Supervise children in a lab setting.
  2. Reflect and self-assess personal expectations for children.
  3. Continue to identify developmentally appropriate behaviors for children.
  4. Examine research based parenting information sources.
  5. Describe characteristics of secure attachment between parents and infants and toddlers.
  6. Explore connection between play and learning.
  7. Recognize individual differences of children and families related to culture, learning styles and temperament traits.

FLED 121: Parenting Education and Preschool Experience

Credits: 3.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child at a college affiliated preschool. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interaction. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Supervise preschool age children in a lab setting.
  2. Describe positive interactions modeled with preschool age children in a lab setting.
  3. Describe connection between play and learning.
  4. Discuss developmentally appropriate behaviors for children.
  5. Examine the diversity of parenting strategies.
  6. Recognize individual differences of children and families related to culture, learning styles and temperament traits.

FLED 121: Parenting Education Preschool Experience Option

Credits: 1.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students focus on specific outcomes of companion course and/or leadership skills when enrolled for the credit option. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate outcomes outlined in the companion course.
  2. Develop systems and procedures for operation of the cooperative preschool.

FLED 122: Parenting Education and Preschool Experience

Credits: 3.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child at a college affiliated preschool. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interaction. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives


FLED 122: Parenting Education Preschool Experience Option

Credits: 1.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students focus on specific outcomes of companion course and/or leadership skills when enrolled for the credit option. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate outcomes outlined in the companion course.
  2. Develop systems and procedures for operation of the cooperative preschool.

FLED 123: Parenting Education and Preschool Experience

Credits: 3.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child at a college affiliated preschool. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interaction. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Supervise preschool age children in a lab setting.
  2. Practice positive interactions with preschool age children in a lab setting.
  3. Describe connection between play and learning.
  4. Identify developmentally appropriate behaviors for children.
  5. Describe the results of different parenting strategies.
  6. Recognize individual differences of children and families related to culture, learning styles and temperament traits.

FLED 123: Parenting Education Preschool Experience Option

Credits: 1.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students focus on specific outcomes of companion course and/or leadership skills when enrolled for the credit option. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate outcomes outlined in the companion course.
  2. Implement systems and procedures for operation of the cooperative preschool.

FLED 124: Parenting Education and Preschool Experience

Credits: 3.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students participate with their child at a college affiliated preschool. Students gain confidence, develop resiliency, utilize social connections to develop parenting strategies and positive adult-child interaction. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Supervise preschool age children in a lab setting.
  2. Describe and identify positive interactions with preschool age children in family life.
  3. Describe the connection between play and learning.
  4. Reflect and self-assess personal expectations for preschool age children.
  5. Reflect and self-assess personal parenting strategies to meet the needs of individual children.
  6. Recognize individual differences of children and families related to culture, learning styles and temperament traits.

FLED 124: Parenting Education Preschool Experience Option

Credits: 1.0

Community based parenting education course combining lecture, discussion and lab/practicum experience. Students focus on specific outcomes of companion course and/or leadership skills when enrolled for the credit option. Students engage in a process of self-reflection, self-assessment and respond to instructor feedback.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate outcomes outlined in the companion course.
  2. Evaluate systems and procedures for operation of the cooperative preschool.

FLED 155: Special Topics: Family Life Education

Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

Classes and workshops with special focus on topics of current interest in the family life education field. S/U grade option.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Summarize topic.
  2. Discuss related issues.
  3. Identify implications for parents and children.
  4. Identify resource.

FLED 180: Selected Topics in Family Life

Credits: Maximum of 3.0 possible

Specialized courses/seminars focusing upon concerns related to family relationships and parenting. Variety of formats: lecture/discussion, workshops, seminars. Title, course content, and design vary depending upon specific focus. S/U grade option.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Describe current information and issues related to the seminar topic.
  2. Discuss seminar topic and related issues for parents and children.
  3. Explain implications and application for parents and children.
  4. Identify related resources for further exploration or use with families.

FLED 198: Individual Project in Family Life Education

Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

Study of student selected topics of approved experiences in the field of family life education. Courses may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credits. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): Registration permitted first seven weeks (six in summer) as space is available. Instructor permission.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate independent exploration and expression on a focused area of interest or need.
  2. Develop specific concepts or materials relevant to parenting.
  3. Develop a comprehensive activity which supplements the existing Family Life Education courses.

FLED 209: Family Life Education Workshop

Credits: Maximum of 3.0 possible

Workshops with special focus on topics of current interest in the family life education field. S/U grade option.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Describe an overview of topic and related issues.
  2. Identify implications for parents and children.
  3. Identify related resources.

FLED 255: Special Topics: Family Life Education

Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

Classes and workshops with special focus on topics of current interest in the family life education field. S/U grade option.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Summarize topic.
  2. Explain and/or demonstrate related issues.
  3. Discuss implications for parents and children.
  4. Identify and compare resources.

FLED 298: Individual Project in Family Life Education

Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

Study of student selected topics of approved experiences in the field of family life education. Courses may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credits. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate independent exploration and expression on a focused area of interest or need.
  2. Develop specific concepts or materials relevant to parenting.
  3. Develop a comprehensive activity which supplements the existing Family Life Education courses.