Spring semester 2018 (Part of Term)

Great Plains IDEA: Youth Development

Course Details

Class Number
Human Development & Family Science
Credit Hours
Credit Type
1/18/2018 - 5/4/2018
Prerequisites: Graduate standing is required

Course Format

Instruction Mode
E-Learning 100% online
Software Platform Canvas
On-Campus Visits
Online Sessions

This course explores adolescent development in the context of the family. The bi-directional influences between adolescents and their families will be examined. Implications for professionals working with youth and families will be explored and highlighted. Priority given to students in the Great Plains Idea Group master's and certificate programs.

Meeting Information

Day(s) ARR


Textbook(s) available through online vendors.

ISBN: 0-8058-6305-2; Smooth sailing or stormy waters?: Family transitions through adolescence and their implications for practice and policy. Harold, R., Colarossi, L., & Mercier, L. * Required for use in completing assignments accurately: ISBN: 978-1433805615. Publication manual of the American Psychological Association; 6TH edition.

Course Comments

This course is offered as part of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance, a multi-state, inter-institutional program comprised of several mid-West universities.  Students enroll at their home campuses and take the course with students from other participating universities.  Information on each student is entered into the GPIDEA database to create a course roster based on enrollments from all universities.

Before students can officially enroll in the course, Mizzou Online must receive a signed Student Acknowledgment form (permission form) in addition to the course enrollment form. Note: If you submitted this form in a previous semester you do not need to submit it again.

  • Click here to download the Student Acknowledgement form. Note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader for this. It may be downloaded for free. Download Reader.
  • Print the form.
  • Sign the form. Your signature signifies your permission to share the above information with GPIDEA universities.
  • The form can be submitted via email or fax:

·          Email: SmarrJ@missouri.edu •           FAX: (573) 882-5071

Section Attributes

Requires Consent, Mizzou Online Great Plains, Mizzou Online Semester Based, Course Has Non Standard Meeting Dates

Obtaining Textbooks

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Technical Requirements

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Enrollment Closed!