ERIC Number: ED107808
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Interest-Based Curriculum for House Care Services: House Cares.
Natchitoches Parish School Board, LA.
The 11-unit curriculum guide for house care services, a Federally sponsored project, is designed to help students identify interests and develop skills associated with house care services. Two introductory units deal with the world of work and the total area of house care services. The following unit topics are: sanitation and safety; equipment; management; house plans; decoration, accessories, and lighting; home economics; storage; repairs; and landscaping. Each unit outlines objectives and activities, with many of the units also providing references and materials needed. Some of the "hands on" instructional aids provided are various personal checklists, unit tests and answers, unit review sheets, informational charts, and handout sheets. House care related occupations include: housekeeper, private domestics, hotel/motel supervisor, janitor, laundry services, assistant house manager, landscaping, florist assistant, appliance demonstrator, home furnishing salesperson, drapery specialist, floor care specialist, interior decorator, small appliance repair, maintenance, furniture refinisher, appliance salesman, upholsterer, carpet mechanic, visiting homemaker, and maid (hotels, motels, hospitals). (EA)
Descriptors: Career Education, Curriculum Guides, Custodian Training, Home Furnishings, Household Workers, Instructional Materials, Landscaping, Maintenance, Occupational Home Economics, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Service Occupations, Service Workers, Visiting Homemakers, Vocational Education, Vocational Interests
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Natchitoches Parish School Board, LA.