ERIC Number: ED205809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Extension Home Economics in the '80s: Issues--Trends--Needs.
Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Cooperative Extension Service.
Designed for use as a reference and resource in program development by home economics extension staff, this report identifies national trends and educational needs of families in relation to extension programs for families. Changing population patterns, economic indicators, social structures, and health problems are discussed in terms of their effect on families in the 1980s. Outlined in the section of the report dealing with extension programing are areas of program emphasis relevant to the following issues: energy, family resource management, food and nutrition, health and safety, housing, human development and parenting, and public affairs. Priority audiences for extension home economics programs are identified. (MN)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Demography, Economic Change, Economic Factors, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Energy Conservation, Extension Education, Foods Instruction, Futures (of Society), Health Education, Home Economics, Home Management, Housing, Human Body, Individual Development, Nutrition Instruction, Population Trends, Program Development, Public Affairs Education, Safety Education, Sociocultural Patterns
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Cooperative Extension Service.