Distance Education Strategies for
Family and Consumer Sciences Professionals
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies
Iowa State University
FCEDS 593A-Summer, 1999
215B MacKay Hall
fax (515) 294-4493
Cheryl O. Hausafus
211B MacKay Hall
fax (515) 294-4493
(3 semester credits). Effective instructional strategies for conducting programs using the fiber optics network. Practice interactive communications using distance education laboratories on campus. Evaluate components of distance education practice using National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Recognize distance education developments in Iowa, the US, and globally.
Identify resources available to the family and consumer sciences professional for delivering programs over the ICN.
Practice presentation techniques for a specified setting which facilitate positive outcomes.
Translate FCS content for meeting the needs of a specified clientele through an interactive distance education delivery system.
Albright, M., & Graf, David. (1996). Teleteaching: Distance education planning, techniques & tips, 2nd Ed.
Iowa Communications Network.
Iowa ICN Classrooms.
Iowa's technology Plan for Public Schools
Iowa Internet Sites
Iowa Libraries on the Internet
University of Phoenix Distance Education Forms.
WWW Virtual Library for Distance Education.
Distance Education Journal
American Journal of Distance Education
Agency for Instructional Technology
Internet Information Center
Distance Education at a Glance
Distance Education Clearinghouse
Virtual University Gazette
International Center for Distance Education
Millennium Cohort Group:
Project Vincent Registration for email
Graduate English Exam required of all graduate students. Contact Dr. Virginia Allen, 202C Lab Mechanics, ISU, phone: 515-294-3510, or email her here.
Great Plains FCS Teacher Educators
Iowa Requirements for Teaching Endorsements
Iowa Adding an Endorsement
Iowa Department of Education Directory
Recruiting Teachers Facts about Teaching
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Dictionary of Occupational Titles
Iowa FCS Competencies
FCS National Standards
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Kappa Omicron Nu
US Department of Education
Journal of Computing in Higher Education
FCS Content Sites:
Home and Family Related Links
AAFCS Exhibitor List
Grocery Store Online with label information
Yucky Science for Middle School
Food Safety from the Extension Service
Health Answer line - Ask Alice
Mayo Clinic Health Center
Mayo Clinic Education Site
Blue Web'N Educational Sites for Teachers
Global Schoolhouse Home Page
Iowa FHA web site
NEA Teaching, Learning and Technology Message Board
Consumer Information Center, Pueblo, CO
WonderWise Childcare free on-line courses
I Am Your Child
Insurance News Network