Innovative Pedagogies for Family and Consumer Science⁄Home Economics Education—Utilizing Computer-Based Collaborative Learning to Foster Lifelong Learning Attributes
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As we near the end of the first decade of the 21st century, the development in students of the attributes of lifelong learning is recognized internationally as a common goal of education systems. The field of Family and Consumer Science-in some parts of the world known by other names including Home Economics-is no exception to this trend. The use of Information and Computer Technologies as a medium to achieve this goal is an important consideration in this context, particularly given their proliferation and the trend toward pedagogical reform incorporating recent innovations relying on their use.
Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal
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