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 before beginning a thorough outline of each part (include your outline with your final draft).
Finally, flesh out your answers in a critical, reflective form.

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 words.
If you get stuck ask questions of the instructor in class.
Due dates for each question are listed in the course outline.

3. This question concerns the group "Family".
a. Pick some aspect of family life (i.e., changing family needs, daily interaction, first year of marriage,
      competing member 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)
     and  illustrate (with examples) some of the ways in which these theories describe, explain and 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.
-ddw