ERIC Number: ED109334
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Evaluation in Home Economics.
Indiana Home Economics Association.
The booklet on home economics student and program evaluation presents a variety of measuring instruments for teachers in learning about students and assessing their academic growth. Brief opening sections discuss the philosophy and objectives of evaluation, plans for evaluation programs, test construction, and construction of checklists or score cards, rating scales, and questionnaires. The majority of the booklet contains sample evaluation instruments with suggestions for their use in the following areas of home economics: child development, clothing and textiles, consumer education, foods and nutrition, family relationships, housing and home decorating, health of the family and home care of the sick, interpersonal relations, and occupational home economics. Suggestions for evaluating the total program cover the topics of general evaluation devices, Future Homemakers of America, home experiences, evaluating teaching and the program, and adult groups. A list of references includes books, pamphlets, and commercial evaluative instruments. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Home Economics Education, Measurement Techniques, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Test Construction, Test Interpretation, Testing, Tests
University Book Store, 360 State Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 (No price given)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Home Economics Association.
Note: Revised 1974 Edition