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Smith, Bettye P.; Yang, Wenting – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the intercultural learning outcomes for students in the Interdisciplinary Ghana Study Abroad Program. Data were collected from 28 students using the Intercultural Learning Outcomes (ILO) questionnaire containing 29 statements and 5 content domains (functional knowledge, world geography knowledge,…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Study Abroad, Global Education, Intercultural Programs
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Eike, Rachel J.; Rowell, Amy; Mihuta, Tiffani – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
The purpose of this study was to identify key virtual-recorded interview (VIR) skills that are essential to Apparel, Design, and Textile (ADT) student performance. The virtual, computer-recording interview platform, InterviewStream, was used as the data collection instrument in this qualitative, exploratory case study. Virtual interviews have been…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Employment Interviews, Textiles Instruction, Design
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Smith, Bettye P.; Hall, Helen C.; Jones, Karen H. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
This study focuses on the seven standards that are included in a comprehensive (family-oriented) FCS program: (1) Family; (2) Nutrition and Wellness; (3) Human Development; (4) Interpersonal relationships; (5) Career, Community, and Family Connections; (6) Parenting; and (7) Family and Community Services. The study was conducted to better…
Descriptors: National Standards, Secondary Education, Comprehensive Programs, Consumer Science
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Kicklighter, Jana; Jonnalagadda, Satya S.; McClendon, Jamie; Hopkins, Barbara L. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
This article describes the development and evaluation of a nutrition education module, "Nutrition Survival Skills," for freshmen students at a large urban university. Students' perceptions of the module, presented by five nutrition graduate students as part of Freshmen Learning Communities (FLCs) and Georgia State University (GSU) 1010,…
Descriptors: Health Education, Nutrition, Nutrition Instruction, Home Economics Education
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Smith, Bettye P.; Hall, Helen C.; Jones, Karen H. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice, 2001
Responses from 71 parents, 147 education professionals, and 199 vocational administrators found general support for teaching the National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences. More people thought content areas should be taught than believed they were being taught. (Includes commentary by Rosa S. Purcell.) (SK)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Course Content, National Standards, Parent Attitudes