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Praxis Family & Consumer Sciences (5122): Practice & Study Guide

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  • Available Lessons: 109
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    What Is Praxis?

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This self-paced study guide covers all of the topics you'll find on the Praxis Family and Consumer Sciences exam. Use our engaging video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to gauge your understanding of the exam's concepts and make sure you're ready to pass the test.
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10 chapters in Praxis Family & Consumer Sciences (5122): Practice & Study Guide

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Lesson 1 - What Is Praxis?
Lesson 2 - What are the Praxis Subject Tests?
Lesson 3 - How to Register for the Praxis Exam
Lesson 4 - Study.com Praxis Scholarship: Application Form & Information
Lesson 5 - Praxis Test Dates
Lesson 6 - How Long is the Praxis Test?
Lesson 7 - Finding Praxis Testing Centers
Lesson 8 - How To Study for the Praxis
Lesson 9 - How To Study for the Praxis 2
Lesson 10 - How to Pass the Praxis
Lesson 11 - What are Passing Scores for the Praxis Tests?
Lesson 12 - Praxis Score Requirements by State
Lesson 13 - Praxis Test Retake Policy
Lesson 14 - How Much Does The Praxis Cost?
Lesson 15 - How To Pass The Praxis Core Writing
Lesson 16 - Praxis Test Day Preparation
Lesson 17 - Praxis Test Accommodations
Lesson 18 - What is the Praxis Series Exam in Speech-Language Pathology?
Lesson 19 - What Praxis Test Do I Take for Elementary Education?
Lesson 20 - North Carolina Praxis Tests
Lesson 21 - Praxis Tests in Pennsylvania
Lesson 22 - Praxis Tests in Tennessee
Lesson 23 - Praxis Tests in Ohio
Lesson 24 - Praxis Tests in Maryland
Lesson 25 - Praxis Tests in Maine
Lesson 26 - Praxis Tests in Louisiana
Lesson 27 - Praxis Tests in Iowa
Lesson 28 - Praxis Tests in Idaho
Lesson 29 - Praxis Tests in Hawaii
Lesson 30 - Praxis Tests in Colorado
Lesson 31 - Praxis Tests in Arkansas
Lesson 32 - Praxis Tests in Alabama
Lesson 33 - Praxis Tests in Utah
Lesson 34 - Praxis Tests in Kansas
Lesson 35 - Praxis Tests in Nebraska
Lesson 36 - Praxis Tests in South Dakota
Lesson 37 - Praxis Tests in Alaska
Lesson 38 - Praxis Tests in North Carolina
Lesson 39 - Praxis Tests in Wyoming
Lesson 40 - Praxis Tests in Mississippi
Lesson 41 - Praxis Tests in Missouri
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Lesson 1 - Family and Kinship: Patrilocality, Matrilocality & Neolocality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2782].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2782].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Family System Theory: Definition and Changes Over Time Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3522].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3522].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Family Cycle & Adult Development: Marriage, Parenthood & the Empty Nest Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Family Life Stages and Traditions: Courtship, Marriage, Child Rearing & Aging Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Genetics: Heredity, Traits & Chromosomes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Types of Studies in Behavioral Genetics: Twin, Family & Adoption Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[77].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[77].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Developmental Psychology: Definition, Theorists & Types of Growth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[66].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[66].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Sensory and Motor Changes in Late Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18090].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18090].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1810].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1810].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Genetic Abnormalities in Human Growth and Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Sexual Development and Maturation of the Adolescent Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7024].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7024].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Are Gross Motor Skills in Children? - Development, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5800].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5800].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Cognitive Psychology? - Definition & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3361].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3361].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Human Growth and Development Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5300].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5300].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development: Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[74].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Lev Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: Definition, Theory & Pyramid Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Carol Gilligan's Theory of Moral Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1842].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1842].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Levinson's Stages of Adult Development Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Social Development of Children: Self-Esteem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Social Development of Adolescents: Identity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Social Development of Adults: Self Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11686].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11686].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Communication Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What are the Functions of Communication? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Barriers to Effective Communication: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Product Liability? - Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11787].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11787].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Defective Products Liability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11786].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11786].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Consumer Protection? - Product Liability, Laws & Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11785].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11785].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Impact of e-Commerce and m-Commerce on Consumer Privacy and Fraud Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1802].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1802].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Buying Behavior and Marketing: Types of Consumer Buying Decisions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How a New Product is Adopted by Consumers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1552].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1552].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Consumption in Economics? - Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15793].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15793].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Causes Eating Disorders? - Risk Factors and Cultural Perspectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10336].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10336].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Anorexia Nervosa? - Definition, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Bulimia Nervosa? - Definition, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity: Definition, Discussion and Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Definition, Causes and Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10371].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10371].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Type 1 Diabetes: Risk Factors, Signs & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11940].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11940].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Type 2 Diabetes: Risk Factors, Signs & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11941].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11941].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Are Micronutrients? - Definition, Types, Foods & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1808].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1808].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Becoming an Effective Teacher Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1809].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1809].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1896].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1896].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Classroom Management Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1901].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1901].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1880].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Qualities of Good Assessments: Standardization, Practicality, Reliability & Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Summarizing Assessment Results: Understanding Basic Statistics of Score Distribution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Use and Misuse of Assessments in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1892].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1892].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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