ERIC Number: ED050262
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Oct
Reference Count: 0
National Goals and Guidelines for Research in Home Economics.
Association of Administrators of Home Economics.
To indicate the scope and strengthen the research base in all areas of home economics as well as initiate interdisciplinary research, 82 members of official task forces and workshop sessions formulated these goals: (1) Improve the conditions contributing to man's psychological and sociological development, (2) Improve the conditions contributing to man's physiological health and development, (3) Improve the physical components of man's near environment, (4) Improve consumer competence and family resource use, and (5) Improve the quality and availability of community services which enrich family life. Included in this publication is a discussion of the study, a delineation of the goals with accompanying research problem and question areas, a discussion of responses of administrators and researchers to questions about creating a more dynamic research enterprise, and a summary of research development in home economics during the past 60 years. (SB)
Descriptors: Community Services, Consumer Education, Environmental Influences, Family Life Education, Guidelines, Home Economics, Human Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Research, Research Needs
Michigan State University, Information Services, Bulletin Office, Box 231, East Lansing, Mich. 48823 ($3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Administrators of Home Economics.