Essay Examination #3 for Family Dynamics
Instructor: D. D. Witt, Ph.D.
Your final draft of each essay should be typed and double spaced. Each
question should be answered concisely and thoroughly.
Read the questions carefully
beginning a thorough outline of each part (include your outline with
Finally, flesh out your answers in a critical, reflective
Keep in mind that you have only four essays for the entire course.
As graduate students, you should be able to draw in concepts from your
previous classes and training.
You should be able to answer each question satisfactorily in about 1000
If you get stuck ask
questions of the instructor
Due dates for each question are listed in the course
question concerns the group "Family".
Pick some aspect of family
life (i.e., changing family needs, daily
interaction, first year of marriage,
needs, interpersonal attraction, and so on).
b. Pick three of the theories we have
discussed (at least two of which
are different from the ones chosen in #2 above)
examples) some of the ways in which these theories describe, explain
predict your chosen aspect of family life.
c. Use specific tenets of each
theory in all parts of your answer.
Prepare your answer in MSWord format and submit through the Dropbox
function on the Springboard system.