Service Learning in an FCS Core Curriculum: A Community-Campus Collaboration
Friesen, Carol A., Whitaker, Sue H., Piotrowicz, Kay, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences
The new core for the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Ball State University was designed to provide students with a better understanding of the integrative nature of the family and consumer sciences (FCS) profession. The resultant 9-credit core includes an introductory course, a capstone course, and one student-selected course. The content in the introductory class centers around the conceptual framework and cross-cutting threads described by Baugher et al. (2000) in the "Body of Knowledge for Family and Consumer Sciences." Topics covered in the course include professional ethics, public policy, technology, systems theory, critical thinking, diversity, communication skills, …
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Publication information: Article title: Service Learning in an FCS Core Curriculum: A Community-Campus Collaboration. Contributors: Friesen, Carol A. - Author, Whitaker, Sue H. - Author, Piotrowicz, Kay - Author. Journal title: Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. Volume: 96. Issue: 3 Publication date: September 2004. Page number: 12+. © American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Apr 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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