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Taylor, Sarah; Xia, Yan – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2020
Family and consumer sciences (FCS) professionals frequently work as advocates for survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). The purpose of this study was to explore IPV advocacy at the individual, relational, community, and societal levels of the Social Ecological Model (SEM) and to provide suggestions for FCS courses based on findings. This…
Descriptors: Home Economics Teachers, Family Violence, Advocacy, Higher Education
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Nigg, Jessica K.; Arendt, Susan W. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2020
The roots of modern hospitality teachings are evident in the beginnings of family and consumer sciences (FCS). Land-grant universities of the Midwest (such as Iowa State University and Kansas State University) did not simply teach cooking and sewing, but they also taught "budgeting, table service ... and the production and marketing of…
Descriptors: Hospitality Occupations, Tourism, Consumer Science, Education
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Herring, Angel; Taylor, Mariann; Rome, Mya – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
A literature review specific to family and consumer sciences (FCS) and technology implementation in content delivery reveals an absence of sufficient information for preparing future FCS professionals. Is this absence reflective of an FCS reluctance to "cross the digital divide" and fully engage with students who reside in a world…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Consumer Education, Consumer Science, Access to Computers
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Trivedi, Shikha; Mthombeni, Fungai M. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a theoretical paradigm that advocates educational success for the highest proportion of students possible. Many countries have embraced this philosophy as a way of providing an environment that addresses learner's diverse needs. Historically, learners with certain special needs have been denied full…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Academic Achievement
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McGregor, Sue L.T. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
This issue's theme is "shifting paradigms" in family and consumer sciences (FCS) professional practice. This can mean that things in the world are moving around and changing, people are moving from one way of seeing the world to another, or some combination. The question posed for this issue was "What is FCS doing and how is what…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Consumer Education, Consumer Science, Educational Change
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Renwick, Kerry; Powell, Lisa Jordan – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Family and consumer sciences (FCS) professionals in home economics and allied fields have a long history of fostering increased knowledge and skills related to food; in recent decades, interest in providing food education has grown among practitioners in many other fields and contexts. Along with this expansion of providers and opportunities for…
Descriptors: Family (Sociological Unit), Home Economics, Consumer Science, Food
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Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
For the 2017 American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Annual Conference and Expo, the AAFCS Council for Accreditation invited six institutions to submit a proposal for a student/faculty poster for exhibit during the conference. This proposal was to highlight the teaching/learning connection focused on the Family and Consumer…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Consumer Science, Conferences (Gatherings), Teaching Methods
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Bryan, Ann Ballard – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Historic preservation has significant impact on communities. The purpose of this study was to involve students in a historically based, culturally diverse community project in a rural region of Arkansas in order to make a positive impact in that region. Interior Design Program students (n = 6) within the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences…
Descriptors: Historic Sites, Preservation, Rural Areas, College Students
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Towery, Pam; Schrock, Miranda; Landry, Alicia; Roofe, Nina – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Undergraduate family and consumer sciences (FCS) programs help students develop skills essential to academic achievement as well as future employment and career success. Development of both hard and soft skills is part of the FCS curriculum and can include critical skills necessary to perform tasks required on the job as well as skills needed to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Family Life Education, Consumer Education, Consumer Science
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Deaton, Sheri; Carter, Vinson; Daugherty, Michael K. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
The foundation of the family and consumer sciences (FCS) can be traced back to the legendary Ellen Swallows Richards. Richards was the first female to graduate with a chemistry degree from Vassar College and the first female accepted into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where she would eventually become MIT's first female…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Life Education, STEM Education, Educational History
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Heiden, Kathleen – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Research is beneficial for student learning in undergraduate curricula. Undergraduate students who actively participate in research develop problem solving skills and learn to think independently. However, with limited faculty resources at many universities, only elite undergraduate students participate in research programs. This paper provides a…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Ritter, Mickala; Kandiah, Jay; Saiki, Diana – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Individuals and families are constantly juggling multiple professional and personal commitments that may contribute to stress. Repeated stressors can impair mental and physical health thereby affecting healthy living. Family and consumer sciences (FCS) professionals' expertise is critical in providing strategies to alleviate stress. This article…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Consumer Science, Family Life Education, Quality of Life
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Mallette, Dawn M.,; Lyons, Linda – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
This article presents a unit on arts integration implemented into a family and consumer sciences (FCS) education methods class is used to encourage FCS teacher candidates to engage secondary learners through creativity and teamwork. The purpose of this paper is to introduce one specific activity that integrates the visual arts into the FCS…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Activities, Family Life Education, Consumer Science
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Taylor, Sarah; Xia, Yan – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Family and consumer sciences (FCS) instructors have the responsibility to prepare their students to work effectively with culturally diverse families. In this article, we present teaching strategies for an online FCS course on culturally diverse families. We analyzed student feedback and reflections on certain teaching strategies to illustrate…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cultural Pluralism, Consumer Science, Online Courses
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Kang, Hye Won; Lee, Sung-Jin; Walker, Jane – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The purpose of this study is to examine breakfast-eating behaviors of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students in conjunction with their breakfast awareness and eating habit satisfaction. A self-administered survey was distributed in fall semester 2016 (N 289 students). Results show…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Black Colleges, Nutrition, Breakfast Programs
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