ERIC Number: ED107840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Organizing Consumer and Homemaking Education Programs for Out-of-School Youth and Adults.
Dallas Independent School District, TX.
Guidelines are formulated for State directors of vocational-technical education and of continuing education, State and city supervisors of consumer and homemaking education, local public school superintendents, curriculum directors, college and university teacher educators, and other leaders, to help direct program planners in the expansion of public school programs in consumer and homemaking education for out-of-school youths and adults. The introduction discusses the definition and need for continuing education in consumer and homemaking education, and opportunities for program development. The detailed guidelines for program planning cover: determination of needs, determination of program objectives and content, program development and operation, and program evaluation. Several programs are described which are utilizing new approaches in: postsecondary vocational-technical schools; pre-school parent education, public housing, community or neighborhood, and community learning centers; mobile instructional units; and in private homes. Selected references and sources of information to aid in program development are provided. The appendixes contain: a list of suggested cooperating agencies, organizations, and institutions; sample forms of contractual agreements between school district and housing authority and between school district and sponsor; a funding pattern involving three agencies; and a motorized mobile instructional unit and bid specifications. (JB)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Involvement, Consumer Education, Financial Support, Guidelines, Home Economics, Needs Assessment, Program Administration, Program Budgeting, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Guides, Program Improvement
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Vocational Education.; Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dallas Independent School District, TX.