ERIC Number: ED312497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Home Economics Instruction.
Hallman, Patsy J.; And Others
A joint effort of educators at three Texas universities, this document presents information related to general and specific methods of teaching home economics. The document consists of 12 chapters, an appendix, and 38 references. Chapter 1 gives the history of home economics as a field of study and describes the secondary education courses in home economics offered in Texas. Chapter 2 describes curriculum development, home economics students and teachers, principles of learning, effective teaching practices, resources for teaching, advisory councils, instructional planning, objectives, the annual program plan, scope and sequence, units of instruction, lesson planning, and teaching strategies. Chapter 3 addresses student and program evaluation. Chapter 4 describes home economics program areas and the teaching of basic academic skills in specific content classes. Student occupational activities, correlated with units of instruction, are covered in chapter 5. Chapter 6 addresses classroom management. Chapter 7 describes youth organizations and some of their activities. Managing and promoting the program are the subjects of chapter 8. Chapter 9 describes how to help students search for jobs in the home economics field. Professionalism is addressed in chapter 10. Student teaching is covered in chapter 11. Chapter 12 contains short articles that support teaching suggestions made earlier in the document and that address, for instance, gender equity, students with special needs, and how to foster students' critical thinking skills. The appendix contains sample materials and work sheets. (CML)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Course Descriptions, Course Organization, Educational Planning, Home Economics, Home Economics Skills, Instructional Design, Lesson Plans, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
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
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Home Economics Curriculum Center.
Identifiers - Location: Texas