ERIC Number: ED038516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Proceedings of the 1968 Home Economics Research Conference (Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., June 27 to 29, 1968).
American Home Economics Association, Washington, DC.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. School of Home Economics.
Interdisciplinary research, use of computers, communicating findings, and evaluation criteria for research were topics of this conference. Speeches included: (1) "The Interdisciplinary Approach to Research in Home Economics," by D.S. Hoffman, (2) "The Relationship of Clothing to the Personal and Social Acceptability of Adolescents," by N.H. Compton, (3) "The Housing Environment of Low-Income Families," by R. Rice, (4) "Decision-making and Simulation Games," by V. Lattes-Casseres, (5) "Interdisciplinary Research in Child Development and Family Life," by H.M. Glenn, (6) "New Horizons in the Use of the Computer in Research," by D.H. Anderson, (7) four presentations on various aspects of computer usage, by C.I. Wilson, R.H. Smith, F.Clark, and M.E. Knickrehm, (8) "Communicating Research Findings to Various Audiences," by R. Russell, (9) discussions of the generation of interest and competence in research on the undergraduate, master's, doctoral, and postdoctoral levels, and (10) "The Challenge of Evaluation of Our Research," by M. Speirs. (SB)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Conference Reports, Conferences, Evaluation Criteria, Information Processing, Interdisciplinary Approach, Research Criteria, Research Methodology, Speeches
American Home Economics Association, 1600 Twentieth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009 ($5.00)
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Authoring Institution: American Home Economics Association, Washington, DC.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. School of Home Economics.