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Duncan, Janine – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
In 2002, the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) published "New Designs for Career and Technical Education at the Secondary and Postsecondary Levels," in which Copa and Wolff (2002) proposed that the mission of Career and Technical Education (CTE) is "to serve individuals and the nation through…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Family Life Education, Consumer Education, Occupational Clusters
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Delgadillo, Lucy M. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Failure to meet university standards for research, teaching, and service requirements often results in an adverse decision for tenure and promotion. Usually, college and university committees define the parameters of teaching, research, and service for their institution. However, there is one dimension sometimes included in annual evaluations or…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Faculty Development, Standards, Universities
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Hodges, Nancy J. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2017
In January of 2016, the Council of Graduate Schools held a workshop in Washington, DC, on the "Future of the Dissertation." Papers given during the workshop promoted new models for doctoral education and related research practices, specifically focusing on the dissertation. Built on a tradition of apprenticeship, the monographic…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Coaching (Performance), Consumer Science
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Smith, Mary Gale – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
In 2003, Jennifer Grossman wrote an opinion piece for "The New York Times" titled "Food for Thought (and for Credit)" with the opening sentence: "Want to combat the epidemic of obesity? Bring back home economics." That thought seemed to simmer for awhile and then in 2011, Professor Helen Zoe Veit wrote another opinion…
Descriptors: Obesity, Discourse Analysis, Consumer Economics, Consumer Science
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Carter, Vinson; Beachner, Maggie; Daugherty, Michael K. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2015
Family and consumer sciences (FCS) education has traditionally attracted a large percentage of female students (Vincenti, 1997; Werhan, 2013). Werhan (2013) reported that slightly less than 3.5 million students are engaged in FCS courses, and at the high school level, approximately 65% of them are female. This skewed representation of female…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Consumer Science, STEM Education, Females
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Hutson, Samantha; Anderson, Melinda; Swafford, Melinda – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2015
This paper develops the argument that using the Double ABC-X model in family and consumer sciences (FCS) curricula is a way to educate nutrition and dietetics students regarding a family's perceptions of food insecurity. The Double ABC-X model incorporates ecological theory as a basis to explain family stress and the resulting adjustment and…
Descriptors: Models, Food, Consumer Science, Nutrition Instruction
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Schumacher, Julie Raeder – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2014
Critical-thinking skills permeate the ability to pass tests such as the Certification Registration Examination for Dietitians (RD Exam) (Dietetic Educators of Practitioners, 2011). The impact of critical thinking on the RD Exam should be evaluated to assist faculty members when developing curriculum-especially as trends in dispositions emerge.…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Internship Programs, Dietetics, Likert Scales
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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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Sullivan, Pauline; Collier, Billie J.; Goldsmith, Elizabeth B. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2011
Merchandising and consumer economics traditionally have been part of family and consumer sciences (FCS) within the ecosystems framework. The purpose of this article is to examine progress of this sub-system within FCS. Specifically, the authors explore the relevance of the systems approach for merchandising programs and conclude that this model is…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Consumer Economics, Systems Approach, Merchandising
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Firebaugh, Francille M.; Nickols, Sharon Y.; Atiles, Jorge H.; Turkki, Kaija – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2010
This article identifies characteristics of enduring FCS higher education programs and explores organizational changes and the impact of these changes. From multiple sources, characteristics of sustained programs were identified and categorized as (a) resource-based: strong leadership, outstanding faculty, adequate resources; (b) program-related:…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, Organizational Change, Organizational Effectiveness
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Bhatia, Anuradha; Makela, Carole J. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2010
A group study method proved helpful in improving senior-level students' performance on unit tests through collaborative learning. Students of a History of Textiles course voluntarily attended study sessions to review course content and prepare for unit tests. The students who attended the group reviews scored better on tests than those who did…
Descriptors: Test Reviews, Cooperative Learning, Course Content, Program Effectiveness
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Shaklee, Harriet; Laumatia, Laura; Luckey, Brian; Traver, Sue; Nauman, Arlinda; Tifft, Kathee; Liddil, Audrey; Hampton, Carol – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2010
Population shifts have changed the face of many Idaho communities, but inclusive relationships among groups can build the social capital required for communities to thrive. University of Idaho Extension developed "Idaho's Journey for Diversity and Human Rights" as a hands-on traveling workshop about past and present issues of human…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Social Capital, Extension Education, Social Integration
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Rehm, Marsha L.; Allison, Barbara N. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2009
This interview study explored the role of spirituality in the career preparation experiences of 25 university family and consumer sciences (FCS) students. All participants viewed spirituality as both a steadfast higher power and a flexible resource for providing resiliency. Participants believed their career-related experiences were meaningful…
Descriptors: Family Life Education, Consumer Science, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development
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Frazier, Barbara; Niehm, Linda S. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2008
Growing interest in entrepreneurship among younger workers has implications for university family and consumer sciences (FCS) programs. This study assessed FCS majors' attitudes toward entrepreneurship as a career path. Students viewed entrepreneurship opportunities as attractive and were confident about their possibilities for success; however,…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Consumer Science
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Workman, Jane E.; Freeburg, Beth Winfrey – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2008
This study describes the type and nature of promotional items distributed on university campuses to students; college students typically are in a stage of life characterized by identity exploration. Among 241 students, 90% received at least one promotional item (e.g.,T-shirts, pens/pencils, magnets, calendars, water bottles); 58% received at least…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Advertising, Identification
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