Kappa Omicron Nu
Diverse Families: A Dialogue about Reflective Practice
Guest Editor, Katia Paz Goldfarb
Katia Paz Goldfarb, Assistant Professor,
Family Studies, University of New Mexico
This paper describes the
leadership transformation that has occurred
in Grupo de Padres. Grupo de Padres was
created to involve the community and the
families with their children's schooling.
Reflective human action is used to
understand and analyze the transformation of
leadership in this group.
Connie J. Ley, Professor, Department of
Family and Consumer Sciences, Illinois State
Deborah B. Gentry, Interim Assistant Dean for
Research, College of Applied Science and
Technology and Professor, Department of Family
and Consumer Sciences, Illinois State University
This paper describes a
course that operationalizes the reflective
human action theory. Students as well as
professors have used this theory during
engagement in the course and during
development and evaluation.
J. Bailey, Ph.D., CFLE, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist, Department of Health &
Human Development, Montana State University
and consumer sciences professionals are in a position to provide leadership in
addressing family issues in their states. This article discusses how a
statewide program is being built to assist grandparents raising grandchildren
using reflective human action theory as a framework. ...
Dorothy I. Mitstifer, Executive Director, Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society, East Lansing, Michigan