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TECEP Marriage and the Family: Study Guide & Test Prep

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Refer to this comprehensive study guide if you're seeking a quick and effective way to prepare for the Thomas Edison Credit-by-Examination Program (TECEP) Marriage and the Family exam. This course is designed to cover all of introductory and advanced topics you will encounter when sitting for this particular TECEP exam.
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11 chapters in TECEP Marriage and the Family: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Introduction to Marriage & Family {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[313117].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Different Theoretical Analyses of Families Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37015].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37015].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems Theory of Development: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Family Life Cycle: Definition, Stages & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Murray Bowen's Family Systems Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Postmodern Theories of the Family Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Plural Marriage vs. Monogamy: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Family Systems: Definition and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14875].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14875].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Family and Kinship: Patrilocality, Matrilocality & Neolocality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Traditional Family: Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2782].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2782].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Sociological Research? - Positivist, Interpretive and Critical Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2836].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2836].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Research Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1904].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1904].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - True Experimental Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1905].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1905].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Ethnography? - Studying Cultural Phenomena Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Interpret Correlations in Research Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1907].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1907].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Validity and Reliability: How to Assess the Quality of a Research Study Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1906].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1906].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ethical Concerns in Sociological Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52185].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52185].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Race and Ethnicity Definitions: Social Minority vs. Social Majority Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Prejudice, Discrimination & Stereotypes: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2767].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2767].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Interactions Between Social Majorities and Minorities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - African Americans in the U.S.: History, Heritage & Cultural Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - American Class System and Structure: Definitions & Types of Social Classes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Social Mobility Definition and Types: Intragenerational vs. Intergenerational & Vertical vs. Horizontal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Poverty in the United States: Definitions of Relative & Absolute Poverty Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Impact of Poverty & Social Class on Families & Society Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Love Relationships: Their Characteristics & How They Develop Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Attachment Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7119].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7119].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Social Exchange Theory in Relationships: Definition, Examples & Predictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Evolutionary Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7120].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7120].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Equity Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Sternberg's Triangular Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Love Styles & Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Halo Effect: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Sexual Script Theory: Definition & Development of Sexual Scripting Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Sexual Relationships in Society: Definitions and Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Sex and Gender in Society: Differences, Preferences & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Sexuality Through Popular Culture: Media & Influence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313135].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313135].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Singlehood & Cohabitation: Definition, Challenges & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Homogamy: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8218].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8218].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Incest, Endogamy & Exogamy: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is the Marriage Squeeze? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Stimulus-Value-Role Theory: Definition & Model Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313145].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313145].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Family Life Stages and Traditions: Courtship, Marriage, Child Rearing & Aging Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Mate Choice & Marriage: Factors in the Selection Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26824].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26824].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Marriage through Adulthood: Factors that Contribute to Marital Satisfaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18536].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18536].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Making the Decision to Have Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Alternatives for Families Without Biological Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313151].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313151].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Ovulation to Implantation: Oocyte's Path through Uterine Tubes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2896].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2896].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Fetal Development By Trimester: Timeline of Body Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19274].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19274].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Family Planning: Definition, Programs & Efficacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Measurements of Fertility: Terms, Calculations & Interpretations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Fertility Decline in Industrialized Countries: Trends & Preconditions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53762].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53762].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is Infant Mortality Rate? - Definition, Causes & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Cultural Transformation of Fatherhood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Grandparenting: Interacting with Grandchildren, Grandparenting Styles & Key Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Widowhood: The Experience of Widows and Widowers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37014].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37014].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Domestic Violence and Sociology: Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8200].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8200].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Abuse of Women: Signs, Effects & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Child Abuse? - Definition & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Domestic Violence & Abuse Among Siblings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[313165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Abusive Relationships: Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Divorce, Marriage, and Cohabitation in Late Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18101].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18101].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Divorce Reasons & Rates, Cultural Impact & Life After Divorce Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42965].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42965].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Cultural Differences in Divorce Rate and Reason Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Effects of Divorce on Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69278].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69278].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Divorce, Remarriage & the Reconstructed Family: Definition & Related Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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