ERIC Number: ED241738
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Home Management and Consumer Education.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Designed for use in consumer and homemaking education in Texas, this curriculum guide is on the subject of home management and consumer education. An introduction to the guide, covering its use and program and curriculum planning, provides a list of suggested reading. Information on teaching handicapped and disadvantaged students follows. The contents of the guide are divided into seventh and eighth grade homemaking; homemaking I, II, and III; and a semester course. Within each grade level are sections that begin with a list of competencies and corresponding subcompetencies. Concepts related to the competencies are outlined in the left columns. Learning and evaluation experiences to develop the competencies are listed in the right columns. Representative topics covered in the various grade levels are home management and maintenance, time management, resource conservation, career opportunities, decision making, relationship of decision making and management to family living, financial management, consumer decisions, career exploration, community resources related to family management, the management process, and consumer skills. Teaching aids keyed to learning and evaluation experiences and a reference list are located at the end of the guide. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Decision Making, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Family Life, Family Life Education, Home Economics, Home Management, Homemaking Skills, Occupational Home Economics, Secondary Education
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Texas Tech University, Box 4067, Lubbock, TX 79409-4067.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Identifiers: Consumer Skills