ERIC Number: ED169930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Two to Get Ready. Preparing for Parenthood: Two Heads are Better Than One. Student Guide--Footsteps. Report Number 4.
Phinney, Joanna; And Others
This student guide for a program focusing on the psychological preparation of prospective parents for parenthood is designed around a magazine format to allow maximum flexibility to different groups using the materials. The guide is divided into seven sections: (1) an overview of the theme and contents; (2) a summary of the major learnings of the theme; (3) feature articles containing the major content and including practical suggestions for parents and future parents; (4) a film review section which includes a synopsis of the accompanying film program and a related discussion question; (5) three activities aimed at both individual and group participation; (6) a selection of field activities, discussion questions, and research topics designed to reinforce the ideas presented in the articles and meet the needs of a wide variety of classroom groups; and (7) a bibliography for further reading on the theme. (Author/JEG)
Descriptors: Birth, Child Development, Child Rearing, Educational Television, Family Life Education, Guides, Parenthood Education, Psychological Needs, Psychological Patterns, Young Children
University Park Press, 233 East Redwood Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 (Student Guide Kit, one of each program, 1-20, $5.95 per kit); Reference Section, National Audiovisual Center, General Services Administration, Washington, D.C. 20409 (Films and tapes only)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of School Systems (DHEW/OE), 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 and IR 007 396; Best copy available