ERIC Number: ED377361
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Home Economics Education Career Path Guide and Model Curriculum Standards.
California State Univ., Northridge.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This curriculum guide developed in California and organized in 10 chapters, provides a home economics education career path guide and model curriculum standards for high school home economics programs. The first chapter contains information on the following: home economics education in California, home economics careers for the future, home economics education curricular paths, career path clusters in home economics, teaching and learning in home economics education, Future Homemakers of America-Home Economics Related Occupations, teacher preparation, program and student assessment, and developing and implementing quality home economics education programs. The following nine chapters contain model curriculum standards for nine home economics career clusters: (1) consumer home economics; (2) child development and education; (3) consumer services; (4) family and human services; (5) fashion design, manufacturing, and merchandising; (6) food science, dietetics, and nutrition; (7) food service and hospitality; (8) hospitality, tourism, and recreation; and (9) interior design, furnishings, and maintenance. The standards specify the general as well as content-specific information that students should attain after a 2-year sequence of home economics education in high school. Appendixes contain the following: 29 home economics and 66 career-vocational references; glossary; California Basic Educational Data System codes and titles; and a summary of academic standards. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Child Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Consumer Economics, Family Life Education, Fashion Industry, Foods Instruction, High Schools, Home Economics, Home Economics Skills, Home Furnishings, Hospitality Occupations, Housing, Nutrition Instruction, Occupational Home Economics, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Student Organizations
Bureau of Publications, Sales Unit, California Dept. of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271 ($17).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Northridge.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California