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ERIC Number: ED018544
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 108
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A NEW LOOK AT THE VOCATIONAL PURPOSES OF HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, MAY 6-10, 1965).
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Div. of Home Economics Education.
APPROXIMATELY 60 HOME ECONOMISTS, EDUCATORS, STATE STAFF MEMBERS, CITY SUPERVISORS, SELECTED HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS, AND ADMINISTRATORS IN ILLINOIS AND SURROUNDING STATES ATTENDED A CONFERENCE TO (1) TAKE A NEW LOOK AT THE CHANGING ROLES OF WOMEN AND THE TEEN-CULTURE TODAY, (2) RETHINK THE VOCATIONAL PURPOSES OF HOME ECONOMICS AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL, AND (3) DETERMINE SOME DIRECTIONS FOR TEACHER EDUCATION. SPEECHES WERE (1) "THE AMERICAN WOMAN TODAY--AS A SINGLE WOMAN" BY MARIAN SHELDON, (2) "AS A WIFE AND MOTHER" BY SHIRLEY M. CLARK, (3) "AS A CITIZEN" BY MARIANNE FERBER, (4) "AS A WAGE-EARNER" BY JACOB STERN, (5) "TEEN CULTURE TODAY--AN OVERVIEW" BY DON W. RAPP, (6) "THE 'TEEN-AGE' CONSUMER" BY KATHRYN S. POWELL, (7) "THE HIGH SCHOOL DROP-OUT" BY MERLE B. KARNES, (8) "OPINIONS OF HOME ECONOMICS SUPERVISORS ON THE WAGE-EARNING EMPHASIS IN HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL" BY GLENNA BLUNIER, (9) "COMMONALITIES IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION" BY WILLIAM SCHILL, (10) "IS THERE A NEW VOCATIONAL PURPOSE IN HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION" BY DOROTHY LAWSON, AND (11) "QUESTIONS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION" BY RUPERT EVANS. IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHER EDUCATION RELATED CHIEFLY TO THE OCCUPATIONAL PREPARATION PHASE OF THE PROGRAM. A SUMMARY OF GROUP DISCUSSION LISTS NEEDED RESEARCH, INTERMEDIATE GOALS AND NEXT STEPS, AND IDEAS FOR LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENTS. (MS)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Div. of Home Economics Education.
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