Issues in training family scientists

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
David H. Demo, Professor and Director of Graduate Studies (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Issues related to graduate education in family science, especially at the doctoral level, are explored in this article. Using Boyer's 4 types of scholarship ('i.e., discovery, integration, application, teaching) as a framework, we discuss the competencies family scientists should have, as well as the experiences necessary to help students acquire them. We propose ideas for a core curriculum for family science doctoral study. Controversies and unresolved issues are identified, and the training of family scientists for the future is examined.

Additional Information

Family Relations, 44, 501-507.
Language: English
Date: 1995
Curriculum, Family science, Graduate education, Theory of education