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Family And Consumer Sciences Education National Curriculum Standards: Implementation Plans For Reform , Susan Ann Reichelt Jan 2001

Family And Consumer Sciences Education National Curriculum Standards: Implementation Plans For Reform , Susan Ann Reichelt

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study documented the implementation of the national teaching and learning standards developed and published in 1998 for family and consumer sciences curricula in secondary schools. Telephone interviews were used to collect data from 44 family and consumer sciences administrators in state departments of education. The Concerns Based Adoption Model (CBAM) provided a framework for developing an interview schedule to identify the level and degree of use, concerns, and models of implementation related to the family and consumer sciences national standards.;Descriptive statistics were generated to summarize the data pertaining to the number of states using or not using the ...


Family And Consumer Sciences Teachers' Attitudes And Perceptions Of The Impact Of The Name Change On Fcs Education In Iowa , Stella Chilande Munya Jan 2001

Family And Consumer Sciences Teachers' Attitudes And Perceptions Of The Impact Of The Name Change On Fcs Education In Iowa , Stella Chilande Munya

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Many colleges and universities in the United States have resorted to using proven business marketing strategies to market themselves better, such as changing the program's name to broaden consumer appeal. Family and consumer sciences adopted this strategy in an attempt to present to the public a more accurate picture of the state of the profession. Over the years names of FCS programs in institutions of higher education had changed into a wide proliferation of directions. In addition the public image of home economics varied widely across the country. It was decided that a coordinated and common strategic name change ...


Performance Competencies And Appraisal Practices For Professional Hall Directors In Large Residence Hall Systems , Peter Donald Englin Jan 2001

Performance Competencies And Appraisal Practices For Professional Hall Directors In Large Residence Hall Systems , Peter Donald Englin

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to identify processes and effectiveness of performance appraisal for professional hall directors in large residence hall systems as viewed by hall directors and their supervisors. The study identified that differences exist between perceptions of hall directors and supervisors concerning practices of performance appraisal. Competencies of effective hall directors were identified.;Sample was comprised of 54 universities with residence systems housing 4001 or more residents that employ professional hall directors and were members of ACUHO-I. Forty-eight of 53 institutions (90.6%) provided data. A total of 358 of 586 hall directors (61.1% response rate ...