ERIC Number: ED159367
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Home Economics Education: Family Living.
Intended for use by vocational home economics teachers in grades 11 and 12, this curriculum guide provides preparation for students to assume the roles of homemakers and wage earners. The seven sections included are subdivided into two or more units and consist of the following topics: (1) career planning, which also encompasses job search methods and factors involved in career success; (2) consumerism, which treats money management, banking, credit, and buying practices; (3) human development, which explores personal development and relationships; (4) parenthood education, which covers life styles, pregnancy, childbirth, infant care, and parent child relationships; (5) clothing selection and care; (6) food, which includes table service, meal planning, kitchen aids, food preparation, and table etiquette; and (7) the selection and maintenance of housing and home furnishings. Each unit is organized into eight parts: student behavioral objectives, stating the goals of the course; suggested activities, outlining steps for both students and instructors to accomplish specific objectives; information sheets, providing the content necessary to meet the knowledge objectives of the unit; transparency masters to reinforce the learning process; job sheets, outlining the skills being taught; assignment sheets for homework or classroom use (answer sheets are also included); paper-pencil and performance tests constructed to measure student achievement of each objective; and test answers. (ELG)
Descriptors: Career Planning, Clothing Instruction, Competency Based Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Educational Objectives, Family Life, Family Life Education, Family Relationship, Foods Instruction, High Schools, Home Economics Education, Home Economics Skills, Home Management, Human Development, Job Search Methods, Learning Modules, Money Management, Nutrition Instruction, Vocational Education
State Department of Vocational and Technical Education, Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, 1515 West Sixth Avenue, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.; Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Div. of Vocational Home Economics Education.