ERIC Number: ED158056
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Instructional Patterns for Maximizing Human Potential. A Curriculum Design for Human Development and Interpersonal Relationships: Kindergarten through Adult Education.
Kern Joint Union High School District, Bakersfield, CA.
Intended for consumer and homemaking education program development in kindergarten through adult education, this curriculum design emphasizes human development and interpersonal relationships. Presented in two sections, the document covers both the curriculum development process and the resulting products. The curriculum addresses five instructional areas: child development and family relations; clothing and textiles; foods and nutrition; housing, equipment, and furnishings; and resources management. Preceding the first section is a sample module unit. In section 1, a process for competency-based curriculum development is described using six steps: assessing needs; designing objectives; selecting content; varying activities and organizational structure; and utilizing objective evaluations. Section 2 contains instructional materials organized under the following broad topics: self and others, tradition and change, independence and interdependence, and present and future. Each topic contains numerous instructional strategies which follow a similar format including objectives, generalizations, activities, evaluation, and resources. (CSS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Child Rearing, Child Welfare, Clothing, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Developmental Stages, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Life, Food, Futures (of Society), Gerontology, Home Economics, Home Management, Housing Needs, Human Development, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Relationship, Learning Modules, Life Style, Maturation, Nutrition, Parenthood Education, Sex Role, Social Change, Stress Variables
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, California 95802 ($7.00 plus 6% sales tax for California residents)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Homemaking Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kern Joint Union High School District, Bakersfield, CA.