ERIC Number: ED276879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Communicating the Contributions of Home Economics Education.
Love, Cathleen T., Ed.; Weis, Susan F., Ed.
This collection contains papers dealing with contemporary issues in and techniques for justifying and promoting home economics education. The following papers by Susan F. Weiss are included: "The Trend of Power Decentralization,""Entrepreneurship," and "Working Successfully with an Advisory Committee." Catherine T. Love wrote the following papers for the collection: "The Need for Effective Communication,""The Quality of Education,""The Impact of Unemployment on Home and Family Life,""Energy Conservation,""Changes in Family Form,""Female Career Development,""Public Relations," and "Trade-Offs and Pay-Offs." The following papers are also included: "The Impact of Increased Fitness Concerns on Nutrition in the Family," by Katherine Smalley; "Teenage Pregnancy," by Eileen McDaniel; "Economic Literacy" and "Impact of Advanced Technology on the Home and Daily Life," both by Ellen Carlos; "Needs Assessment," by Jan Tucker; and "Networking for a Comprehensive Program," by Dorothy E. Pomraning. Figures and reference lists are included, as well as five sample questionnaires regarding needs assessment. (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advisory Committees, Career Development, Economic Change, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Energy Conservation, Entrepreneurship, Females, Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Information Dissemination, Information Networks, Marketing, Needs Assessment, Nutrition, Occupational Home Economics, Postsecondary Education, Pregnancy, Public Relations, Secondary Education, Technological Advancement, Unemployment
Home Economics Education Association, 1201 Sixteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Home Economics Education Association, Washington, DC.