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Mantell, Colleen T. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
With ever-changing government mandates, new standards for accountability, and the uniquely diverse classroom of this millennium, educators are scrambling to meet the needs of all students, such that each unique learner, regardless of background, special needs, or level of commitment to coursework can demonstrate content mastery. In this article,…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Mastery Learning, Group Membership, Self Efficacy
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Bradley, Carol Lyon; Saracino, Marie – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
The ultimate goal in educating students is to produce competent new professionals. A well-planned service-learning project with the appropriate community partner allows students to become more engaged in the process of learning as they meet course objectives and gain a greater sense of self-efficacy upon completion of the project. With a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Community Programs, Barriers, College Students
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Roehl, Amy; Reddy, Shweta Linga; Shannon, Gayla Jett – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
"Flipping" the classroom employs easy-to-use, readily accessible technology in order to free class time from lecture. This allows for an expanded range of learning activities during class time. Using class time for active learning versus lecture provides opportunities for greater teacher-to-student mentoring, peer-to-peer collaboration…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learning Strategies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Benefits
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Hoffman, Katie; Cummins, Melissa; Hansen, Lyle; Petty, Barbara; Tifft, Kathee; Laumatia, Laura – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
In order to meet clientele needs and strengthen family and consumer sciences (FCS) programming, University of Idaho Extension educators expanded their roles through the Horizons program--a community leadership program, funded by the Northwest Area Foundation, aimed at reducing poverty in small rural and reservation communities. This study measured…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Consumer Science, Extension Education, Rural Extension
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Garrison, Sarah; Herring, Angel; Hinton, W. Jeff – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
This qualitative study was conducted to explore the personal and professional experiences of family and consumer sciences educators (n = 3) who recently participated in the AAFCS accreditation process utilizing the 2010 Accreditation standards. Analysis of the transcribed semi-structured interview data yielded four overarching categories: (a)…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Consumer Education, Qualitative Research, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Heiden, Kathleen; Harpel, Tammy – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
Many universities offer courses in multiculturalism to broaden students' perspectives, but are the courses effective? This article explores the effects of using simulations to raise awareness and challenge students' perspectives of stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. The results of three simulation activities are presented. Three…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Instructional Effectiveness, Undergraduate Students
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Larson, Marsha L. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 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.…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Programs, Delivery Systems, Program Development
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Banning, Jennifer – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
This study documents what pre-service family and consumer sciences (FCS) teachers learned about diversity through observations in diverse FCS classrooms. Students reported that they experienced a change in their comfort level with diverse settings. Student feedback was used to modify FCS teacher education curriculum in subsequent semesters.
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Consumer Economics, Consumer Science, Diversity (Institutional)
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Marcketti, Sara B.; Wang, Xinxin; Greder, Kate – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
At Iowa State University, the introductory textile science course is a required 4-credit class for all undergraduate students enrolled in the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Program. Frustrated by a perceived gap between students who easily comprehended course material and those who complained and struggled, the instructor implemented an…
Descriptors: Attendance, Introductory Courses, Textiles Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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Roofe, Nina; Ryburn, Renee – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
The family and consumer sciences (FCS) teacher shortage is one need that can be mitigated by exposing high school students to professional trends and future work settings via service-learning. Such exposure can affect student recruitment by influencing high school students' knowledge and attitudes toward FCS careers. This study explored the impact…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Programs, Student Recruitment, Interdisciplinary Approach
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López, Anayeli; Anguiano, Rubén P. Viramontez – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
This study explored the role of Latina leaders in serving Latino families in North Central Indiana and how they produced social capital through service and leadership. The larger sample of the ethnographic study consisted of 40 Latino families (63 parents) and 14 school personnel. This study focused specifically on 13 Latina women who were…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Social Capital, Leadership
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Roehl, Amy – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
This study utilizes web-based video as a strategy to transfer knowledge about the interior design industry in a format that interests the current generation of students. The model of instruction developed is based upon online video as an engaging, economical, and time-saving alternative to a field trip, guest speaker, or video teleconference.…
Descriptors: Interior Design, Web Based Instruction, Video Technology, Teaching Methods
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Kandiah, Jay; Saiki, Diana – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2012
The purpose of this study is to investigate family and consumer sciences (FCS) professionals' perceptions of multidisciplinary collaboration in teaching, research, and service. A focus group and survey were participants identified projects, strengths, weaknesses, and suggestions related to collaboration.Topics and projects that incorporated…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Family Life Education, Consumer Science, Teacher Attitudes
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Stewart, Barbara L.; Goodson, Carole; Miertschin, Susan – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2012
Case studies informed the development of a checklist for use in determining whether to engage in online educational practices whereby the family and consumer sciences (FCS) instructor teaches from a location distant from campus.Objective and subjective case details were recorded and analyzed for commonality and variance. From cross-case analysis,…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Consumer Science, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Witt, Susan D.; Witt, David D.; Clark, Cassie R. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2012
It is well established that college students who participate in campus professional organizations report that their educational experience is enhanced and they are better able to make a successful transition to the world of work. In this study, family and consumer sciences students in three major areas of study--child and family development;…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Consumer Science, Educational Experience, Student Organizations
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