domestic science

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Synonyms for domestic science

theory and practice of homemaking

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I have tried to encourage my students to consider family and consumer sciences education, but they just aren't interested.
My university is considering merging the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences with another department.
Anecdotal evidence like the quotations above clearly demonstrate that there is a nationwide shortage of family and consumer sciences educators, although supply and demand are often difficult to quantitatively measure across the country.
In 1984, there were 281 family and consumer sciences pre-service teacher education programs reported nationwide, according to AAFCS data.
In 1998 and 1999 AAFCS polled State Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences programs about the forecasted supply and demand for family and consumer sciences educators.
Of the states that responded to the AAFCS poll, all agreed that there is a national crisis in the supply of family and consumer sciences educators (74% strongly agree; 26% agree); and the overwhelming majority believed that their individual state faces a crisis in the supply of family and consumer sciences educators (70% strongly agree; 22% agree; 7% neutral).
At the same time, however, the need for family and consumer sciences educators remains high.
Family and consumer sciences teachers and extension educators are on the front lines, applying their knowledge and expertise to help people solve real-life problems.
Many college family and consumer sciences education programs have closed or are facing closure, in part due to low student enrollments.
Indeed, many reasons are mentioned for the shortage of family and consumer sciences educators.
Today's family and consumer sciences builds on the research-based foundation laid by home economics," said Carolyn W.
To learn more about family and consumer sciences, visit www.
The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) recently named Sally Fairchild its 2000 National Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year.
The Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year Award identifies and recognizes outstanding educational programs, methods, techniques and activities that provide the stimulus for and give visibility to family and consumer sciences elementary and secondary education.
The 2000 Annual Session of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will be held Oct.
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