Dr. A. Weiner - Metropolitan College of NY Course Web Sites - Spring 2006

Purpose III Self & Others: Assignments

Faculty Information
Student Contact Information Form
Constructive Action Information Page
Photo Album
Constitution Day

Assignment #1

PART 1 - To be completed by Session #2

Your first assignment is to complete the Student Contact Information Form (link in left column) and submit it to Dr. Weiner.

You will receive an e-mail invitation to join the class discussion forum hosted at Google. Please be patient. This is not an automated system and Dr. Weiner has to review your contact form before sending the invitation. Do not submit the contact form again.

PART 2 - To be completed by Session #4

To complete this assignment you will follow the directions to join the discussion forum and post a short statement (2-3 sentences) to introduce yourself to the class. This posting will be viewed by all the members of the class.

To post your response in the proper section, read the email that says "Introductions" and reply to that post.

Assignment #2 -

Written Assignment on Rites of Passage Due Class Session #6

Briefly describe a rite of passage in your family. How is it affected by gender, ethnicity, race, culture, religion, or sexual orientation. This paper is to completed in 2-3 typewritten pages and should make a relevant reference to one of the class readings.

Assignment #3 -

Written Assignment on Family Trasnsitions Due Class #12

Bring to class and be prepared to submit a 2-3 page paper that describes two transitions that families experience and some functional ways that families cope with these. Make relevant references to your readings.

Spring 2006