A practical how-to guide to developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining effective family life education programs. Drawing on the best scholarship and their own years of professional experience, the authors of this thoroughly updated Third Edition begin by discussing the foundations of family life education and encourage readers to develop their own outreach philosophies. The book then helps readers learn principles and methods for reaching out to the public and how to form and use community collaborations and use principles of social marketing to promote programs.
Chapter 12: Family Life Education on the Technological Frontier
Family Life Education on the Technological Frontier
What is history’s greatest technological advance? Is it the plow, which gave birth to leisure time? Is it the printing press, which fueled education for the masses? Or is it personal computing, information and communication devices, and instant digital processing from the massive electronic network known as the Internet? Each arguably has changed the course of history. Each has altered the way families interact and learn about their duties and relationships. In this chapter, we explore the role and effective use of technology in family life education (FLE).
Often when we hear the word technology, we imagine tablets, computers, smartphones, ...