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Volume 1, Number 1, Fall 1986

Developing People

  • Carole A. Vickers - Enabling Families
  • Norejane Johnston Hendrickson - Human Destiny & Adult Development
  • Linda Peterat, Mildred Griggs - Reconsidering Practice: Home Economics as Basic in Personal & Educational Development
  • Joy H. Dohr, Margaret B. Portillo - Life Span Development and the Creative Design Process
  • James D. Moran III, Janet K. Sawyers - Dynamic Permeability in Developing Systems
  • Ruth I. Harmelink - Gender Differences in Perceptions of Stress: A Consideration for the Home Economics Unit
  • Linus A. Hoskins - Basic Human Needs Approach to Third World Development

Volume 1, Number 2, Spring 1987


  • Laurie Hittman - Family and Technology: Educating/or the 1990's and Beyond
  • Janice G. Elias - Home Economics and the Growth of Household Technology
  • Eleanor M. Collins - The Impact of Technology on the Family: A Personal and Global Challenge for Home Economics
  • Jean M. Lown - The Impact of Financial Services Technology on Consumers: Recommendations for Professionals
  • Mary Ann Cessna, Connie R. Rae - Food Irradiation Technology: How Safe Is It?

Volume 2, Number 1, Fall 1987

Public Policy Involvement


  • Karen E. Craig - Making the Difference in Public Policy: The Home Economics Initiative
  • Jennifer Martin, Kim Lotz-Kamin - Public Policy Involvement: A Necessary Role for Home Economists


  • Elizabeth Moore, Ardis Armstrong Young - Three Directions for Public Policy Involvement
  • Katey Walker - Public Policy Education: A Consumer Issues Approach
  • Kay Ehlers Park - Advocating for Child Support to Eliminate Financial Child Abuse
  • Alberta M. Dobry - Organizational Maintenance: Assuring Support and Funding for Home Economics Programs


  • Ardis Armstrong Young - Three Essays for Thinking While Leaping
    The Case for Skill Development
    The Other Face of Power
    Public Talk — The Stuff of Good Decisions
  • Nine Collins - Applying Critical Thinking Theory To Public Policy Education
  • Bonnie Johnson - Do Home Economists Feel Prepared for Political Involvement?
  • Patsy Alexander Elmore - Educating Professional Home Economists for Public Policy Involvement
  • Diana D. Carroll - Self-directed Worksheets: A New Approach to Public Policy Education


  • Kathy R. Thornburg, Carol Mertensmeyer- Child Care and Public Assistance: Home Economics Must Confront the Issue
  • Ardis Armstrong Young - Babies Don't Come With Directions

Volume 2 Number 2 Spring 1988

Systemic Models for Home Economics Research and Application

  • David R. Imig - Family Process Paradigms: A Means for Facilitating Conceptual Synthesis in Home Economics
  • Scott D. Wright, Donald A. Herrin - Toward a Family Ecology
  • Margaret P. Ray - An Ecological Model of the Family
  • Alma J. Owen - Family Functioning and Resource Management: Two Views of One Dynamic
  • Ronald G. Phillips - Family Systems Process and Behaviorally Based Design: An Integrated Model
  • Sandra J. Evers - Using Family System Theory for Interior Design Research
  • James D. Moran, III, Janet K. Sawyers - The Individual System: Character, Change, and Context
  • John C. McCullers - A Commentary on the Quest for a Single Theoretical Framework for Home Economics
  • James D. Moran, III, David R. Imig - The Search for Theory in Home Economics

Volume 3 Number 1 Fall 1988

Special Feature: Undergraduate Writing


  • Lori A. Dobson, M. Suzanne Sontag - Leading the Way Toward the New Agriculture Assessment of Clothing Needs of Small-Scale Farmers
  • Stacy McVey, Monica Stokes - The Impact of Show and Tell on Preschooler's Possessive Behavior
  • Deborah Meier, Patricia L. Milroy, Nina Collins - Tapping the Hidden Market: Recruitment of Nontraditional Students into Higher Education


  • Frances Black - Teaching Mate Selection in the Classroom
  • Debra B. Elledge - Historic Preservation
  • Rita Holton - Women: The Entrepreneurs of the Eighties
  • Kim Langford Patience - A Human Awareness Program for the Mentally Disabled


  • Jenefer Rowley - Leisure Research and the Family: A Challenge for Family Scholars
  • Lisa A. Swopes - Leadership in a Hungry World


  • David G. Fournier, Beverly E. Rogers - An Ecosystemic Evaluative Model Applied to Home Economics
  • Ann A. Hertzler - Family Dynamics and Children's Food and Nutrition Behavior

Volume 3, Number 2, Spring 1989

Human Needs

  • L. Gertrude Nygren - Basic Human Needs: Implications for Home Economics
  • David J. Burns - Current Approaches to the Study of Higher Level Human Needs
  • L. Gertrude Nygren - Basic Needs Approach in Housing for the United States
  • Maie Nygren - Human Needs in Housing Revisited
  • Elaine L. Pedersen - Clothing: A Basic Human Need?
  • Susan M. Watkins - Workers at Risk: The Role of Human Economists in Meeting Basic Needs with Protective Clothing

Volume 4, Number 1, Fall 1989

Complementary Uses of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies and Paradigms in Home Economics

  • Anne MacCleave - Qualitative and Quantitative Research: Problems and Possibilities
  • Cheryl L. Achterberg, Madeline Bissonnette, Garry Auld - An Integrated Qualitative and Quantitative Approach to the Development of a Nutrition Education Program for Teachers
  • Sharron J. Lennon, Leslie L. Davis - Customer Service, Customer Appearance, and Salesperson Goals: Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses
  • Jean A. Hamilton - Epistemology and Meaning: A Case for Multi-Methodologies for Social Research in Home Economics

Human Needs

  • David J. Burns, Dale M. Rayman - Motivation as a Theory of Needs in Home Economics: Analysis of Alternative Paradigms
  • Margaret C. Clifford - Toward an Explanation of the Interrelationship Among Universal Human Needs, Values, and Goals: An Ecological Perspective

Volume 4, Number 2, Spring 1990

Complementary Uses of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies and Paradigms in Home Economics

  • Norma Bobbitt - A Holistic Profession Requires Holistic Research
  • Scott D. Wright, Donald A. Herrin - The Epistemology of Family Ecology; A Case for Methodological Pluralism
  • Eleanor Vaines - Quantitative and Qualitative Research Traditions: An Overview
  • Francine H. Hultgren - Phenomenology: The Pursuit of Meaning in Everyday Life
  • Elizabeth B. Goldsmith - The Effect of Women's Employment on Quantitative and Qualitative Time-Use Measurements: A Review and Syntheses
  • Suzanne D. Gyeszly, Norma Bobbitt - Annotated Bibliography: Complementary Uses of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologes and Paradigms in Home Economics

Volume 5, Number 1, Fall 1990

Ethics in the Profession

  • Anne MacCleave - Living with Professional Codes of Ethics
  • Catherine R. Mumaw - Student Interactions with Professionals on Ethics: An Interview Approach
  • theme - Ethics in the Content of Home Economics
  • Joan Quilling - Dimensions of Ethics: The Work Ethic
  • Leslie L. Davis, Cheryl L. Jordan - Perceptions of Business Ethics: Home Economics Students' Machiavellian and Achievement Orientations

Complementary Uses of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies and Paradigms in Home Economics

  • Joan Quilling - Ethical Paradigms Within Qualitative Research

Volume 5, Number 2, Spring 1991

Ethics in the Profession

  • Karen E. Craig, - Ethics: The Heart of Home Economics
  • Coby B. Simerly - Academic Integrity: A Shared Responsibility
  • Sammie G. Garner, Deborah J. Smith - Ethics: Clarity for Home Economics Professionals

Ethics in the Content of Home Economics

  • Patricia K. Knaub - Ethical Dilemmas Experienced by Family Scientists: Implications for Ethics Education
  • Ann E. Fairhurst - Ethics and Home Economics: Perceptions of Apparel Merchandising Students

Volume 6, Number 1, Fall 1991

Project 2000: Building Minority Participation in Home Economics

  • Jane Coulter - Maximizing Professional Talent for Millennium III
  • Shirley Hymon-Parker, Jacquey Carey - Minorities in Fashion Merchandising/Textiles Programs
  • M. Janice Hogan, Wilma J. Ruffin - Building Minority Participation in Family Science and Child Development
  • Sara Ayers Bagby, Glennis M. Couchman - Minorities in Gerontology
  • Sharon A. Wallace - State of the Society

Volume 6, Number 2, Spring 1993


  • Virginia B. Vincenti - Empowerment: Its History and Meaning
  • Carol A. Morgaine - A Language of Empowerment
  • Eleanore Vaines - An Empowerment Orientation for Home Economics
  • Marsha Rehm - An Aesthetic Approach to Empowerment
  • Linda Nelson, Elena Hidalgo de Avila - Linkages and Empowerment: Collaborative Actions in Argentina
  • William H. Marshall - Commentary
  • Carol A. Morgaine - Commentary
  • Jo Lynn Cunningham - Commentary: The Ten "Ps" of Empowerment

Volume 7, Number 1, Spring 1994


  • Gladys Gary Vaughn - Collaboration: Finding Pathways for Change
  • Betty A. Woodell - Incorporating Collaborative Behaviors Into Home Economics Programs
  • Michele K. Merfeld - Collaboration and Mentation: Complementary forces shaping the 21st Century
  • Julia R. Miller, Richard M. Lemer - Integrating Research and Outreach: Developmental Contextualism and the Human Ecological Perspective
  • Hazel W. Forsythe, Peggy S. Meszaros, Rietta M. Turner - Conceptual Framework for Interagency Collaboration: A Kentucky Case Study
  • Lynda Harriman - The Research-Extension Link: A Collaborative Relationship
  • Megan P. Goodwill, B. Jeanneane Wood - Experimenting from Within: Collaboration Between Specializations
  • Daniel F. Perkins, Theresa M. Ferrari, Martin A. Covey, Joanne G. Keith - Getting Dinosaurs to Dance: Community Collaborations as Applications of Ecological Theory

Volume 7, Number 2, Fall 1994

Project 2000: Building Minority Participation in Home Economics

  • Robert H. Bosselman - Minorities in Hospitality Management
  • Lea L. Ebro, Esther A. Winterfeldt - Status of Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Participation in Dietetics/Nutrition
  • Claudia J. Peck - Focus on Minorities in Family Economics: Issues, Employment, and Recruitment
  • Alyce Akers Blackmon, Karen Robinette - California State University, Northridge Educational Equity: A Comprehensive Model for Faculty and Student Diversity

Volume 8, Number 1, Spring 95

The Place of Family & Consumer Sciences in Higher Education

  • Richard M. Lerner, Julia R. Miller, Charles W. Ostrom - Integrative Knowledge, Accountability, Access, and the American University of the Twenty-First Century: A Family and Consumer Sciences Vision of the Future of Higher Education
  • Virginia L. Clark - Communication: The Critical Component of Change
  • Francille M. Firebaugh, Linda A. Pursley - From the Cornell Reading Course for Farmers' Wives to the College of Human Ecology
  • Esther G. Fahm - Home Economics in Higher Education: A Future Perspective
  • Anne Weiner - Family and Consumer Sciences Units at Comprehensive Universities: Present and Future
  • Kitty R. Coffey - The Place of Family and Consumer Sciences in the Small, Private College
  • Gwendolyn O'Neal, Pamela A. Burdette - Managing Change: The Key to Empowerment

Volume 8, Number 2, Fall 95

Building Community

  • Marjorie M. Brown - The Concept of Community
  • Edith E. Baldwin - Transformative Professional Practice: Overcoming Ambivalence, Building Community
  • Paula R. King - Community: What are the Factors that Make it Possible?
  • Janet F. Laster, Heather Boggs - Building Professional Learning Communities: Ohio's Teacher-Leader Institute Model
  • Elizabeth A. DeMerchant, Leslie Y. Johnson - Building a Sustainable Profession

Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 96

Leadership: Reflective Human Action

  • Terrence E. Deal - Capturing the Spirit of Leadership
  • Marsha Rehm - Aesthetics and Reflective Human Action: Implications for Leaders
  • Joan I. Quilling - Reasoning Strategies for Achieving Ethical Leadership
  • Connie J. Ley - Creating a College Capstone Course Based on Reflective Human Action

Volume 9, Number 2, Fall 96

Leadership: Reflective Human Action

  • Francille M. Firebaugh, Margaret B. Redmond - Flora Rose: A Leader, Innovator, Activist, and Administrator
  • Frances Shipley - From Leadership to Legacy: Biography of Hettie Margaret Anthony
  • Gladys G. She/ton and Sherman N. Shelton - Minnie Miller Brown: A Legacy of Leadership, Advocacy, and Action
  • Ruth Deacon - Professional Opportunities and Challenges—In Reflection
  • James Walters - Home Economics: One Man's Journey and Perspectives
  • Marcia Copeland - The Home Economists Behind Betty Crocker
  • Suzanne Gamer Martinson - Nutrition Prof Taught Students A Lesson For Life
  • Suzanne Gamer Martinson - Cleaning Up The Housekeeping Mystique
  • Janelle Walter - Creating a Legacy through Oral History

Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 97

Leadership: Reflective Human Action

  • Rima D. Apple - Science Gendered: Nutrition in the United States, 1840-1940
  • Maxine Lewis Rowley, Pearl Raynes Philipps, Debra Stucki, Sheldon Nichols - Zina Young Williams Card: A Builder of Home Economics on the Western Frontier 1850-1931
  • Diana D. Carroll - Dr. Irma Hannah Gross: Pioneer in the Field of Home Management 1892-1980
  • Ruth E. Brasher and Maxine Lewis Rowley - Virginia Farrer Cutler: An Archetype for the Dual Role of Women 1905-1993

Volume 10, Number 2, Fall 98

Making Community

  • Sue L. T. McGregor - Reconnecting our Professional Community: A Revitalization Perspective
  • Lauren J. Leach - Teaching resource management while modeling community: An Experience of service learning in a family and consumer sciences class
  • Yvonne S. Gentzler - Establishing a Collaborative Spirit in the College Classroom Using Cooperative Learning and Discussion Strategies
  • Joanne Keith, Karen McKnight Casey, Sandy S. Adams, Kevin Simpson - The Young Spartan Program: A Parallel Vision for Community Enhancement and Student Learning
  • Dean Corrigan - The Role of the University in Community Building

Volume 11, Number 1, Fall 99

Advanced Information Infrastructures: Realizing their Potential

  • Virginia Moxley - Advanced Information Infrastructures: The Human Interface
  • Marsha L. Rehm - The Internet as a Practical Problem: Empowerment in the Electronic Global Village
  • Elizabeth Larson - Choreographing Teaching in the 21st Century
  • Virginia L. Clark, Gregory F. Sanders, Ronald M. Stammen - Building a User Friendly Environment: The Challenge of Technology in Higher Education
  • Steven M. Harris, Charette A. Dersch - Conducting Research on the Internet: Potential, Concerns, and Reflections
  • Joan Laughlin - Model for Distance Learning Using Advanced Information Infrastructures
  • Carolyn S. Wilken - Computer Mediated Interaction in a Distance Education Course

Volume 11, Number 2, Fall 00

Leadership: Reflective Human Action

  • Saranette D. Miles, Janet M. Johnson, & Cathryn Turrentine - Laura Jane Harper: Leader, Mentor, Activist
  • D. Elizabeth Kiss & Andrea H. Beller - Hazel Kyrk: Putting the Economics into Home Economics
  • Patricia B. Swan - P. Mabel Nelson: Scientist and Academician
  • Ruth E. Deacon - Eva Donelson Wilson: A Consummate Professional
  • M. Virginia Richards & John J. Beasley - Symposium for College Administrative Leadership Preservation

Volume 12, Number 1, Spring 01

Leadership: Up Close And Personal

  • Virginia Clark - Turning Points: Circumstances Leading to Leadership
  • Virginia Clark - Building Future Leaders: A Critical Issue For Family And Consumer Sciences
  • Frances E. Andrews - Prerequisite For 21st Century Leadership: Knowledge Of Self
  • Kay Clayton - Climbing The Higher Education Career Ladder
  • Beverly J. Crabtree - Turning Points in My Professional Life
  • Karen Craig - Personal Turning Points
  • Francille M. Firebaugh - Turning Points In Becoming a Leader
  • Keith N. McFarland - Some Notes On Leadership
  • Richard M. Lerner - And A Child Shall Lead You
  • Carol B. Meeks - Turning Points
  • Julia R. Miller - Leadership: An Endless Journey
  • Sharon Y. Nickols - Leadership as a Flowing River
  • Graham B. Spanier - Higher Education Administration
  • Rebecca A. Proehl, Kathleen Taylor - Leadership, Cognitive Complexity, and Gender

Volume 12, Number 2, Fall 01

Diverse Families: A Dialogue about Reflective Practice

  • Katia Paz Goldfarb - Transformative Leadership: Working with Latina Immigrants
  • Connie J. Ley and Deborah B. Gentry - The American Family: Change and Diversity--A Course with Opportunities for Reflective Human Action
  • Sandra J. Bailey - Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: An Application of Reflective Human Action Theory

Volume 13, Number 1, Fall 02

Service Learning: Its Opportunity and Promise

  • Mary E. Henry, Kenneth Brook, Freyda Lazarus - Building a Service Learning Program: A View From Inside
  • Lynnette F. Brouwer, J. Quincy Chapman - Service Learning: Making Meaning from the Messes
  • Sue McGregor - Bringing Service Learning to FCS Higher Education
  • Marilyn A. Read, Holly A. Stadler - Rural University-Community Partnerships: Interior Design and Service Learning
  • Mellisa A. Clawson, Leslie J. Couse - Using Service Learning in Academic Courses
  • Nweze E. Nnakwe - Implementation of Service Learning in Higher Education and the Occurrence of Reciprocity
  • Ann P. Blackwell - Students’ Perceptions of Service Learning Participation in a College of Health and Human Sciences
  • Allen Martin - Assessment of Service Learning: An Often Overlooked Vital Link

Volume 13, Number 2, Fall 02

The Role of Sociocultural Perspectives for Professional Practice

  • Edith E. Baldwin - Modernity, Postmodernity, and Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Anne MacCleave, Octavia James, and Arlene Stairs - Sociocultural Diversity: Insights from Cultural Psychology for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Sue L. T. McGregor - Postmodernism, Consumerism, and A Culture of Peace

Volume 14, Number 1, Fall 02

Personal, Social & Corporate Responsibility in a Common World

  • Margaret M. Bubolz and Linda Nelson - Guest Editors' Commentary
  • Helena Shanahan - Exploring Opportunities for Eco-sound Food Habits: Households and Researchers in Partnership
  • Clifton R. Wharton, Jr. - Responsibility in a Common World: My Brother's Keeper?
  • Sue L. T. McGregor, Janice Doull, & Larry Fisk - Neoliberalism, Microbes, and Peace: A Human Ecological Perspective

Volume 14, Number 2, Spring 03

Critical Thinking and Transformative Learning

  • Frances M. Smith and Donna Kienzler - The Use of the Critical Thinking Process by Family and Consumer Sciences Students
  • Diane K. Klemme and Judy I. Rommel - Exploring the State of Poverty: A Classroom Experience
  • Tin Oo Thin - Promoting Critical Thinking Skills and Transformative Learning Opportunities for Future Hospitality Managers
  • Sue L. T. McGregor - Transformative Learning: We Teach Who We Are

Volume 15, Number 1, Spring 03

Critical Science and Critical Discourse Analysis

  • Sue L. T. McGregor - Critical Science—A Primer
  • Sue L. T. McGregor - Critical Discourse Analysis—A Primer
  • Frances M. Smith - Pie in the Sky? Reaching Consensus on a Political/Moral Focus

Volume 15, Number 2, Spring 04

Service-Learning: Its Opportunity and Promise

  • Mary E. Henry - Reflection Matters: Connecting Theory to Practice in Service-Learning Courses
  • Linda C. Robinson and Amanda W. Harrist - Service-Learning as a Value-Added Curriculum Strategy in Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Susan M. Winchip - Creating Learning Communities: A Service Experiential Project
  • Mary E. Henry - Debriefing Sessions: Opportunities for Collaborative Reflection
  • Jennifer Chabot - Utilizing Service-Learning in a Life-Span Course
  • Diane Klemme - The Implementation and Evaluation of Service-Learning Activities
  • Elaine S. Voytek and Janice G. Sandrick - Enhancing Academic Learning through Service-Learning
  • B. Jeanneane Wood, Lindsey Kauffman, Shelly Schaefer Hinck, Kimber Abair, and Jamie Schramski - Tying Service-Learning to the Curriculum: The Design of an Intergenerational Center
  • Norma Nealeigh - Bridging the Gaps: A Service-Learning Project
  • Brenda L. Bass, Howard L. Barnes, Kyle L. Kostelecky, Wm. Michael Fleming - Service Learning and Portfolios: Enhancing the Scholarship of Integration and Application

Volume 16, Number 1, Spring 05

Family Communication in the Information Age

  • Rebecca J. Dumlao - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Family Communication: Starting Dialogues that Inform our Scholarship
  • Rebecca J. Dumlao - Family Communication Scholarship: Current Work and Developing Research Frontiers
  • Peggy S. Meszaros, Elizabeth Creamer, Carol Burger, Jennifer Matheson - Mothers and Millenials: Career Talking Across the Generations
  • Ann Marie Cianci and Diane Ferrero-Paluzzi - Metacommunication in Hearing Aid Acquisition: Audiologist, Patient, Family
  • Amy Epner and Kevin H. Gross - Kin Relationships and Email: Bringing Families Closer Together

Volume 16, Number 2, Spring 05

Research Across Disciplines: Sharing Our Stories

  • Call for Papers -  Research Across Disciplines: Sharing Our Stories
  • Anne J. MacCleave - Research Across Disciplines: A Cultural Perspective
  • Anne J. MacCleave - Reflections on My Academic Life as an Interdisciplinarian
  • Sue L. T. McGregor - Historical Notions of Transdisciplinarity in Home Economics
  • Sue L. T. McGregor -Knowledge Generation in Home Economics Using Transdisciplinary Methodology

Volume 17, Number 1, Spring 07

Leadership: Reflective Human Action

  • State of the Society - Sarah M. Shoffner
  • Nancy B. Leidenfrost, CFCS, G.A. (Jenny) Schroeder, Ph.D., CFCS - Helen A. Strow: A Journey to the World and Back
  • Francille M. Firebaugh, Lois E. Dickey - Jessie Harris: An Accomplished Leader in Home Economics
  • Laura S. Smart - Mollie and Russell Smart: Family-Work Partnership Pioneers
  • Anupama Pasricha, Virginia B. Vincenti, CFCS - Alberta Hill: Living the Mission Locally, Nationally, and Internationally
  • Lynda Harriman, Ph.D. - A Symbol of Generativity: Margaret Edsel Fitch, National and International Leader
  • Diana Saiki - Leaders Building Apparel Design Programs Within the Home Economics During the 20th Century

Volume 17, Number 2, Fall 07

Higher Education Program Viability

  • Sue L.T. McGregor, Anne J. MacCleave - Analysis to Determine Canadian, American, and Australian Agreement about Home Economics/Family and Consumer Sciences Professional Competency Domains

Volume 18, Number 1, Spring 09

International Research and Theory in Human Ecology

  • Sharon Y. Nickols, Jeffrey D. Mullen, Lioba Moshi -An Emerging Partnership for Addressing Chronic Conditions in the Ukerewe District, Tanzania
  • Douglas A. Abbott - Mate Selection of Young Muslim Women in the United Arab Emirates
  • Sue L. T. McGregor - International Conceptualizations of a 21st Century Vision for the Profession
  • Gwendolyn M. Taylor, Julia R. Miller - Befond Repayment: Micro-Credit Lending. A Viable Capacity-Building Strategy among Ghanaian Women
  • Julia R. Miller - An Alternative to Street Vending: Promoting Economic Development through Health, Education and Skill Training for Ghana’s Kayayei
  • Elizabeth Goldsmith, Carlisle Pemberton - Human Ecology Issues in a Booming Economy: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago

Volume 18, Number 2, Fall 09

Using the Constructivist Approach in Family & Consumer Sciences

  • Cheryl Mimbs-Johnson - Student Teaching: A Constructivist Context
  • Barbara A. Clauss - Laying the Foundation for Professional Competence in Family and Consumer Sciences: A Contructivist Approach
  • Jacquelyn W. Jensen, Maxine L. Rowley - An Example of Constructivism in FCS Teacher Education
  • Candace Fox - Constructivist Learning Theory in an Interior Design Program
  • Jaesook L. Gilbert - Application of Constructivism by Students Majoring in Early Childhood Education
  • Gale Smith - Reflections on Using Constructivist Techniques to Teach Constructivist Teaching

Volume 19, Number 1

Ideas Shaping Practice: Philosophy of Home Economics/Human Sciences

  • 2016
    • Sue L. T. McGregor - Conceptualizing Home and Household
    • Mary Gale Smith - Can Home Economics Practice be Informed by Bakhtinian Themes?
  • 2015
    • Sue L. T. McGregor - Existentialism and Home Economics
    • Sue L. T. McGregor - Postmodernism and Home Economics: Revitalizing the Conversation
    • Peng Chen - History and Potential of Home Economics in the People's Republic of China: Implications for Philosophy of Practice
  • 2014
    • Sue L. T. McGregor - Abductive Reasoning in Everyday Life: Implications for Home Economics
    • Sue L. T. McGregor - Marjorie Brown's Philosophical Legacy: Contemporary Relevance
    • Henna Heinilä - Enriching Home Economics Philosophy with Phenomenological Insights: Aesthetic Experiences, Bodily Being, and Enfolded Everyday Life
  • 2012
    • Sue L. T. McGregor - The Role of Philosophy in Home Economics
    • Sue L. T. McGregor - Everyday Life: A Home Economics Concept
    • Sue L. T. McGregor, Vija Dišlere - Home Economics Philosophy in Latvia: An Exploratory Study

Volume 20, Number 1, Compiled in 2022

Public Policy Involvement

Note – This edition of Forum was made from the compilation of submissions to the “Home Economics Working Papers” or “HSwp” section of Though this section was framed as “working papers” the papers published there were desk reviewed by the then current Executive Director Dorothy Mitstifer. These papers all have copyrights ranging from 2003 to 2014.

  • Sue L.T. McGregor (© 2014) – Consumer Moral Ambiguity: The Gray Area of Consumption
  • Dorothy I. Mitstifer (Jun 2003) – Peer Review: A Filter for Quality
  • Dorothy I. Mitstifer (Oct 2003) – Mentoring Students in Cross-Specialization Teams
  • Sue L.T. McGregor (© 2003) – Consumerism as a Source of Structural Violence
  • Sue L.T. McGregor (© 2003) - A Satire: Confessions of Recovering Home Economists
  • Sue L.T. McGregor (© 2004) - The Nature of Transdisciplinary Research and Practice
  • Mary E. Henry - Reflection Matters: Connecting Theory to Practice in Service Learning Courses (Published September 2004 in Kappa Omicron Nu FORUM, Vol. 15, No. 2.)
  • Dorothy I. Mitstifer (© 2004) – What’s It All About – Learning in the Human Sciences
  • Dorothy I. Mitstifer (© 2005) – Leadership Responsibilities of Professionals
  • Catherine Amoroso Leslie, William E. Hauck (© 2005) - Categories of Sexual Harassment: A Preliminary Analysis
  • Dorothy Mitstifer (© 2006) - Knowledge Management / Keeping the Edge
  • Nina L. Roofe (© 2009) – Super Kids Program Evaluation Plan
  • Nina L. Roofe (© 2009) - The Enigmatic Profession
  • Sue L.T. McGregor (© 2010) – The Wilberian Integral Approach