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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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Heiden, Kathleen – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Research is beneficial for student learning in undergraduate curricula. Undergraduate students who actively participate in research develop problem solving skills and learn to think independently. However, with limited faculty resources at many universities, only elite undergraduate students participate in research programs. This paper provides a…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Roy, Roudi Nazarinia; Bradecich, Abby; Dayne, Nancy; Luna, Andrea – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018
Student-parents are an invisible but growing population on college campuses across the country, yet there is limited research regarding the needs of women who transition to motherhood while enrolled in undergraduate studies. Through focus group and one-on-one interviews with an ethnically diverse group of 11 mothers attending college on the West…
Descriptors: Parents, Mothers, Undergraduate Students, Adjustment (to Environment)
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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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Keist, Carmen N.; Bruer, Shanna – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
In a sea of applicant uniformity, how can an undergraduate student develop a means of personal differentiation while attempting to land an internship or job? That is the dilemma of the roughly 1.9 million Millennials graduating with bachelor's degrees within the United States in 2015 (Hussar & Bailey, 2015). Although the national unemployment…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Marketing
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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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Jones, Ethel; Ralston, Penny; Coccia, Catherine; Young-Clark, Iris; Atkinson, Cheryl; Davis, Kimberly E.; Fluellen, Vivian; Hausafus, Cheryl O.; Johnson, Linda; Prowell, Grace – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2014
Undergraduate research is important for preparing the next generation of scholars in family and consumer sciences (FCS). The Research Resource Guide (RRG) was developed in response to that need; it provides comprehensive information on the research process for faculty to incorporate into undergraduate courses. The RRG comprises three levels: (a)…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Student Research, Undergraduate Students, Family Life Education
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Diddi, Sonali; Marcketti, Sara B. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2014
The concept of learning outside of the traditional, formal classroom setting is an important component of family and consumer sciences (FCS) educational pedagogy. Methods of learning beyond the FCS classroom include visiting museums, accessing archives--both in person and virtually--and participating in field studies (Roehl, 2013). Although many…
Descriptors: Museums, Exhibits, Textiles Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Wuest, Beth; Hustvedt, Gwendolyn; Kang, Jiyun – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2014
The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences' (AAFCS) brand, "creating healthy and sustainable families," implies accountability in promoting sustainable consumer behavior. This study compared students majoring in family and consumer sciences (FCS) and its specializations to those majoring in other fields on constructs of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Sustainability, Consumer Economics, Consumer Science
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Branscum, Anne Y.; Sciaraffa, Mary A. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2013
The members of the Millennial Generation (born between 1981-1999) are now graduating from college and obtaining their first post-graduate positions. For many Millennials, this will be the first professional interaction they have with mature adults. This study surveyed the attitudes of the Millennial Generation using the Multidimensional Attitudes…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Older Adults, Young Adults
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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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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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Roofe, Nina L. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2012
Qualitative research was conducted with undergraduate nutrition majors at the University of Central Arkansas to explore the impact of service-learning on personal and professional development. After participating in the program, the dietetic students (n 20) wrote reflection papers. The personal impact sections of the reflections were coded and…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Nutrition, Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students
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