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Alharbi, Mashael – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Photographs are often overlooked as a source of historical data, which is unfortunate. The old adage "a picture speaks a thousand words" holds true. Burke (2001) observed that photographs convey "forms of realities, which carry and contain individual readings or 'truths' and open up new spaces from which to pose different…
Descriptors: Photography, Males, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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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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Betz-Hamilton, Axton E.; Brooks, Lisa; O'Neill, Barbara – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
This study examined associations between positive financial behaviors and positive health behaviors. Participants (n 8,128) completed an online survey about their frequency of performance of recommended practices.A multiple regression analysis was used to predict participants' health behavior score based on their emergency fund, saving, and…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Correlation, Money Management, Investment
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Zygmunt, Eva M.; Cipollone, Kristin – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Professional Educators have witnessed the impact of various forms of racism on children in schools many times during their careers. They have observed inequitable access to facilities and materials, inequitable access to high quality teachers, inequitable access to a climate of high expectations, and inequitable access to an education that is…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Teacher Education, Social Justice, Academic Achievement
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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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Richie, Sara J.; Dickrell, Karen; Jensen, Jane; Litzelman, Kristin – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
As our communities age, it is increasingly important to address the needs of older adults and their families. Aging-friendly community initiatives can help older adults age in place in their homes or communities and support the well-being of their families and caregivers. We developed and evaluated the demand for and practicality of a facilitation…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Well Being, Family Environment
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Lafever, Hayden A.; Brinthaupt, Thomas M.; Cottle, Frederick S.; Asbury, Mary Beth – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Three-dimensional (3D) body scanning is becoming an increasingly popular tool for research in the field of family and consumer sciences (FCS) because it quickly and accurately measures constructs that describe the human form. This study compared viewing a 3D body representation to viewing a two-dimensional (2D) representation and whether the…
Descriptors: Human Body, Self Esteem, Self Concept, Body Composition
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McGregor, Sue L. T. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
This paper respects the emergent interest in the link between family and consumer sciences (FCS) and the STEM and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) movements. The nature of our involvement with these movements has an impact on future proofing the profession; therefore, two lines of inquiry are proposed. Should the…
Descriptors: Correlation, STEM Education, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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O'Neill, Barbara; Xiao, Jing Jian; Ensle, Karen – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
This study explored relationships between health-related practices and performance of 10 positive personal finance practices. Data came from a 20-question online quiz that provides a simultaneous assessment of individuals' health and financial practices. The sample included 8,128 persons who completed the survey instrument from July 2015 through…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Sleep, Physical Activity Level
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Dobbs-Oates, Jennifer – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
Internships and other work-based learning experiences provide significant learning and professional development opportunities for students at both high school and college levels. Work-based learning has been shown to have positive effects on retention and graduation rates as well as career development and motivation (Davis & Snyder, 2009).…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Work Experience Programs, Educational Strategies, Educational Quality
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Hansen, Linda; Trapp, Leesa; Renfro, Laine; Strand, Jan; Duryea, Marie; Miller, Cindy – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2019
In 2017, Laura Pace, a middle school family and consumer sciences (FCS) teacher from Farmington, New Mexico, contacted the New Mexico Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NMAFCS) regarding the use of a high school teacher evaluation system developed by the New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) to assess her middle school program.…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Family Life Education, Middle Schools, Curriculum Development
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