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ERIC Number: ED138838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Housing and Home Furnishings. In-Depth Curriculum. Vocational Home Economics Education.
This curriculum guide for home economics instructors of eleventh and/or twelfth grade students builds on content received in Home Economics I and II, and provides a 12- to 18-week course of study designed to increase basic knowledge and develop skills in living space and its design, home selection and finance, housing exteriors and interiors, selection and purchase of furnishings, and housing employment opportunities. Content is in six sections: (1) Effects of Housing on People, (2) Housing Selection, (3) Housing Exteriors, (4) Housing Interiors, (5) Home Furnishings, and (6) Housing Careers. Each of the sections consists of one or more instructional units: Section 1, two units (Living Space Design, Living Space and Human Needs); Section 2, two units (Housing Selection, Home Finance); Section 3, two units (Construction and Architectural Design, Environmental Space Planning); Section 4, five units (Floor Coverings, Consumer Purchasing of Floor Materials, Wall Treatment, Windows and Window Treatment, Draperies and Curtains); Section 5, four units (Style, Construction, and Selection of Furniture; Appliances; Accessories; Moving); and Section 6, one unit (Employment in Housing and Home Furnishings Occupations). Each unit is planned for more than one lesson and includes some or all of the following: Performance objectives, suggested activities for teacher and students, information sheets (cognitive content), assignment sheets (practice for paper and pencil activities), job sheets (procedures for skill development), visual aides (transparency masters), and tests with answers. (EM)
Descriptors: Building Design, Career Education, Curriculum Guides, Design Requirements, Family Environment, High Schools, Home Economics Education, Home Furnishings, Housing, Interior Design, Interior Space, Secondary School Curriculum
Oklahoma State Department of Vocational-Technical Education, Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, 1515 West 6th Avenue, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074 ($12.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Div. of Vocational Home Economics Education.
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.