ERIC Number: EJ1045808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
Development and Delivery of an FCS Alternative Program for License
Larson, Marsha L.
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, v105 n2 p29-34 2013
When addressing the ongoing shortage of family and consumer sciences (FCS) teachers, it is important to accommodate those unable to follow a traditional college program. This article describes a program that is beneficial to practicing professionals; it utilizes technology to aid in effective communication and efficiency of content delivery. Through the use of online and hybrid formats, emergency license and permit holders as well as those wishing to add the FCS license are able to complete the coursework needed to acquire a teaching license while continuing to work.
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Programs, Delivery Systems, Program Development, Nontraditional Education, Teacher Shortage, Vocational Education Teachers, Program Descriptions, Blended Learning, Technology Integration, Teacher Certification, Alternative Teacher Certification, Needs Assessment, Teacher Education Programs, College Programs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin