Master's Degree - Option B - certified FCS teachers and professionals

Fall 2022 Course Information
History and Philosophy of FCS Education

Course Description
Students learn historical, philosophical, and legislative bases of family and consumer sciences education. Course content includes the role of family and consumer sciences in secondary schools and other educational settings.
Contacts
Instructor

Kyle Roberson
Office: 806-742-3031
kyle.roberson@ttu.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Family and Consumer Sciences Compendium Series, Volumes I and II.
These two texts can be purchased in an electronic or printed format at the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), (Members of AAFCS—you should join—receive a member discount).
Publisher: https://www.aafcs.org/resources/publications-products/compendium-series

HEARTH, Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition, and History
Cornell
Publisher: http://hearth.library.cornell.edu/

Rethinking Home Economics: Women and the History of a Profession
Stage, S. & Vincenti, V. B.
Edition: 1997
ISBN: ISBN: 97808014817
Publisher: Cornell University Press

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Edition: 7th ed.
Publisher: Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Secret History of Home Economics
Danielle Dreilinger
ISBN: 978-1324021865
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Ashlee Murden, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the setup of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. If assistance is needed regarding setup of their eRaider access, IT Help Central can be contacted at 806-742-4357 (HELP) or toll-free at 877-484-3573 or ithelpcentral@ttu.edu. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

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