ERIC Number: ED312496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Housing, Design, and Furnishings.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
This document contains teacher's materials for a six-unit secondary education vocational home economics course on housing, design, and furnishings. The units cover: (1) the societal aspects of housing (including the relationship between housing and the economy, population trends, and culture-related housing characteristics); (2) family housing needs and selection (including housing alternatives, rights and responsibilities in housing, and the impact of needs and desires on housing costs); (3) design of the home (including site selection, architectural styles, elements and principles of design, and landscaping); (4) home safety (including health and safety, home maintenance, and special needs housing features); (5) futurist housing (including the impact of technology); and (6) career options and adjustments (including personal characteristics needed for careers in this area, management practices for individuals who assume multiple roles, and effective money management). Materials for each unit include a conceptual outline shown in the left-hand column of each page that corresponds to applicable learning activities and evaluation experiences in the right-hand column. Key points for content discussion and methods for developing critical thinking skills are designated. Content areas relevant to developing basic academic skills are also marked, as are those areas relevant to developing skills within the elements common to all vocational education courses. Forty-four teaching aids keyed to the learning and evaluation experiences are included in the document. (CML)
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Building Design, Consumer Protection, Family Environment, Furniture Design, Futures (of Society), Home Furnishings, Housing, Housing Needs, Housing Opportunities, Interior Design, Landscaping, Maintenance, Money Management, Occupational Home Economics, Place of Residence, Real Estate Occupations, Residential Patterns, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Site Development
Home Economics Curriculum Center, Box 4067, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-4067.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Vocational Programs.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Note: For related documents, see CE 053 650-653.