ERIC Number: ED149141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Facilities and Equipment for Home Economics Education: Consumer and Homemaking, Occupational Home Economics.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Home Economics Education Section.
Suggestions and recommendations presented in this guide are intended to provide teachers, administrators, and architects who plan and equip home economics departments with the objectives and an overview of home economics education programs so that functional facilities will be designed. The first section, consumer and homemaking education, lists instructional goals for each of the following subject matter areas: child development and guidance; clothing and textiles; management and consumer education; family life and parenthood education; foods and nutrition; housing and home furnishings; and human sexuality. Facilities requirements are then given including (1) suggested homemaking areas for instruction in multi-purpose rooms, (2) general recommendations for space and equipment, and (3) equipment lists for each subject matter area. The second section contains short course of study descriptions, space requirements, and equipment lists for home economics occupational programs in the following subject areas: child care services, clothing services, food services, housing and home furnishings services, institutional and home management services. Floor plans are included. (TA)
Descriptors: Career Education, Classroom Design, Consumer Education, Course Content, Course Objectives, Design Requirements, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Equipment, Facility Planning, Facility Requirements, Home Economics, Home Economics Skills, Home Management, Instructional Design, Multipurpose Classrooms, Occupational Home Economics, Secondary Education, Space Utilization, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Home Economics Education Section.