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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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Lee, Sung-Jin; Williams-Wheeler, Meeshay; Walker, Jane – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2015
University faculty who are teaching courses in family and consumer sciences (FCS) have sought to integrate the body of knowledge (BOK) in their curricula. This article reports on a study assessing the familiarity of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students with the FCS-BOK by their major (specialized area) and classification…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Life Education, Curriculum Development, Black Colleges
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Walker, Jane; Williams-Wheeler, Meeshay; Lee, Sung-Jin – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2015
Because the family and consumer sciences body of knowledge (FCS-BOK) is the framework for the profession, students' familiarity with the FCS-BOK has implications for the profession. Using pre- (N = 78) and posttest (N = 43) data from students enrolled in an "Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences" (FCS 160) undergraduate student…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Life Education, Pretests Posttests, Undergraduate Students
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Walker, Jane – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2006
Many undergraduate students entering family and consumer sciences (FCS) will become leaders in the profession and may have limited opportunity for formal education in leadership development. Would these budding leaders develop skills faster or move into leadership roles with greater confidence and enthusiasm if they began their undergraduate…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students, Leadership, Consumer Science
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Walker, Jane – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Experiential learning is an educational tool in which students "learn by doing." Briefly stated, "debriefing is the processing of the learning experience from which the learners are to draw the lessons to be learned" (Dennehy, Sims, & Collins, 1998, p. 9). Kolb's (1984) model provides a four-stage framework: concrete experience, reflective…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Learning Experience, Student Experience, Educational Environment