ERIC Number: ED241739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Housing, Home Furnishings, and Equipment.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Designed for use in consumer and homemaking education in Texas, this curriculum guide is on the subject of housing, home furnishings, and equipment. An introduction to the guide, covering its use and program and curriculum planning, provides a list of suggested readings. Information on teaching handicapped and disadvantaged students follows. The contents of the guide are divided into seventh and eighth grade homemaking; homemaking I, II, and III; and a semester course. Within each grade level are sections that begin with a list of competencies and corresponding subcompetencies. Concepts related to the competencies are outlined in the left columns. Learning and evaluation experiences to develop the competencies are listed in the right columns. Representative topics covered in the various grade levels are housing, design, energy and water conservation, career exploration, home interior, resource conservation, home management skills, interior decoration, renovation and remodeling of housing, career planning, home maintenance, selecting home furnishings and equipment, and consumer buying of home furnishings and equipment. Teaching aids keyed to learning and evaluation experiences and a reference list are located at the end of the guide. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Electrical Appliances, Energy Conservation, Home Economics, Home Furnishings, Home Management, Housing, Interior Design, Occupational Home Economics, Secondary Education
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Texas Tech University, Box 4067, Lubbock, TX 79409-4067.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.