ERIC Number: ED038522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Values and Decision-Making. Six Historical Conference Papers in Home Management 1901-1960.
American Home Economics Association, Washington, DC.
This document preserves for continued study some ideas and ideals from past experience. "Revaluations," by Caroline L. Hunt in 1901, discusses the responsibility of teachers concerning value formation and realization. "The Philosophy of Home Management," by Lawrence K. Frank in 1938, focuses on recognition and effective modification of the problems and tasks of home management as they relate to the family. "Values in Home Management," by William W. McKee in 1955, is a discussion of value orientations of the culture in which home management functions, and implications and questions concerning future home management values. "Decision-Making in Home Management," by C. Arthur Bratton and Esther C. Bratton in 1955, reviews principles, theories, and weaknesses of family decision-making. "The Interstate Cooperative Research Project on Decision-Making in Farm Management," by Glenn L. Johnson in 1955, points out areas for future research in home management decisions and values. "Challenges from Sociology to the Philosophy and Objectives of the American Home Economics Association," by William F. Kenkel in 1960, is a discussion of competencies relevant to family economics and home management and the contributions and criticisms of sociology. (SB)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Educational Philosophy, History, Home Economics Education, Home Management, Research Needs, Speeches, Values
American Home Economics Association, 1600 Twentieth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009 ($4.00)
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Authoring Institution: American Home Economics Association, Washington, DC.