ERIC Number: ED159373
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Home Economics Education Guide for Occupational Foods.
Looney, Era F.
Designed to assist home economics teachers in providing a training program to prepare high school students for jobs in foods occupations, this curriculum guide contains a two-year course of study in occupational foods. The first-year program consists of nineteen units, as follow: (1) introduction to food service occupations; (2) sanitation; (3) safety; (4) small equipment for food preparation and service; (5) large equipment for food preparation and service; (6) organizing and planning, covering work schedules, menu planning, and ordering and storing supplies; (7) food preparation techniques; (8) meal and table service; (9) appetizer preparation; (10) salad and salad dressing preparation; (11) cheese and egg cookery; (12) vegetable preparation; (13) sandwich preparation; (14) sauces and gravies; (15) meat preparation; (16) breads; (17) desserts; (18) garnishes; and (19) beverages. The second-year curriculum includes further development of skills in these areas as well as introducing the topics of career options (the various food service occupations environments) and management/supervision. For each topic the concept, performance objectives, generalizations, competencies, suggested learning activities, criterion-referenced tests, and suggested references are listed. Included at the end are three appendixes containing information on Home Economics Related Occupations (HERO), a vocational youth organization; community advisory committees; and cooperative occupational home economics. (ELG)
Descriptors: Administration, Advisory Committees, Career Choice, Competency Based Education, Cooperative Education, Curriculum Guides, Food, Food Handling Facilities, Food Service, Foods Instruction, High Schools, Home Economics Skills, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Nutrition Instruction, Occupational Home Economics, Safety, Sanitation, Service Occupations, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Home Economics Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Note: For a related document see CE 017 264 ; Colored paper may not reproduce clearly