Urie Bronfenbrenner used the environmental approach to describe human development.
As humans, we depend on many factors in our environment (factors both inside and outside the family unit) for survival.
This interdependence both within and with the environment is referred to as the ecosystem .
Psychologist base developmental theory on the venue (time, place) of a person’s maturation.
The greater ideological values, norms, beliefs and general ways of behaving, and thinking that are esteemed in a particular culture. External environments such as social networks and religious groups in which the family participates. Relationship between the family and other venues for development such as the neighborhood childcare center or school. Family Bronfenbrenner, U. (1979) Ecology of human development: Experiments by nature and design. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
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Explain in your words the mission of family and consumer sciences.
Objective 1: Explain the mission of family and consumer sciences
Family and consumer sciences focuses on improving the quality of life for individuals families through the basic human needs of food, clothing, shelter, and relationships with in the context of their environment.