ERIC Number: ED169952
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Footsteps: A Television Series on Parenting. Home Viewer Guide.
Barry, Sharon; And Others
This guide is designed for use by the home viewer of the television series, Footsteps, which focuses on some of the problems and concerns that all parents of young children face. Each of the 20 sections includes a general discussion of the theme of a television program, as well as some guidelines for coping with the problems discussed, suggested activities to help achieve the objectives of that program, and references for further information on that topic. This series of programs deals with the topics of self-identity, the individuality of children, the need for early stimulation, preparing for parenthood, children and television, dealing with death, attachment and independence, discipline, nutrition, play and fantasy, communicating love to your children, listening to children, parenting styles, social skills, growing up, children's fears, societal support for parents, competence, creativity, and the handicapped child. Additional books and magazines on parenting are listed at the end, as well as books for children to enjoy. This series is also appropriate for use with discussion groups or in a classroom setting, from the junior high level through adult education programs, and a student guide for each program and manuals for teachers and discussion leaders are available. (JEG)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Childhood Interests, Educational Programs, Educational Television, Family Life Education, Guides, Parent Child Relationship, Parenthood Education, Preschool Education, Young Children
University Park Press 233. East Redwood Street, Baltimore Maryland 21202 (No price quoted); Reference Section, National Audiovisual Center, General Services Administration, Washington, D.C. 20409 (Films and tapes only)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.; Educational Film Center, Springfield, VA.; Maryland Univ., College Park. Inst. for Child Study.
Note: For related documents, see IR 007 212-233; Best copy available