Suggestions and recommendations presented in this 1977 guide are intended to provide teachers, administrators, and architects who plan and equip home economics departments with the objectives and an overview of home economics education programs so that functional facilities will be designed. The first section, consumer and homemaking education, lists instructional goals. Facilities requirements are then given including (1) suggested homemaking areas for instruction in multi-purpose rooms, (2) general recommendations for space and equipment, and (3) equipment lists for each subject matter area. The second section contains short course of study descriptions, space requirements, and equipment lists for home economics occupational programs. Floor plans are included.
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