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 Kappa Omicron Nu, National Honor Society, offers the following publications for library and classroom use.  Representative titles of articles in each publication are listed below.  Order from Kappa Omicron Nu, 4990 Northwind Drive, Suite 140, East Lansing, MI  48823-5031.  Tele: (517) 351-8335.  FAX: (517) 351-8336


Volume 1, Number 2

Family and Technology: Educating for the 1990s and Beyond, Family and Technology Bibliography, Home Economics and Growth of Household Technology, The Impact of Technology on the Family: A Personal and Global Challenge for Home Economics, more. 

Volume 2, Number 1
Public Policy Involvement

Making the Difference in Public Policy: The Home Economics Initiative, Three Essays for Thinking While Leaping, Educating Professional Home Economists for Public Policy Involvement, Self-directed Worksheets: A New Approach to Public Policy Education, Child Care and Public Assistance: Home Economics Must Confront the Issue, Babies Don't Come with Directions, and more.

Volume 2, Number 2
Systemic Models for Home Economics Research and Application

Family Process Paradigms: A Means for Facilitating Conceptual Synthesis in Home Economics, Toward a Family Ecology, An Ecological Model of the Family, Using Family System Theory for Interior Design Research, The Individual System: Character, Change, and Context, A Commentary on the Quest for a Single Theoretical Framework for Home Economics, The Search for Theory, and more.

Volume 3, Number 1
Undergraduate Writing

Leading the Way Toward the New Agriculture, The Impact of Show and Tell on Preschooler's Possessive Behavior, Tapping the Hidden Market: Recruitment of Nontraditional Students into Higher Education, Teaching Mate Selection in the Classroom, more.

Volume 3, Number 2
Human Needs

Basic Human Needs: Implications for Home Economics, Current Approaches to the Study of Higher Level Human Needs, Basic Needs Approach in Housing for the United States, Human Needs in Housing Revisited, Clothing: A Basic Human Need?, Workers at Risk: The Role of Home Economists in Meeting Basic Needs with Protective Clothing.

Volume 4, Number 1
Complementary Uses of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies and Paradigms in Home Economics

Qualitative and Quantitative Research: Problems and Possibilities; An Integrated Qualitative and Quantitative Approach to the Development of a Nutrition Education Program for Teachers; Epistemology and Meaning: A Case for Multi-Methodologies for Social Research in Home Economics; Motivation as a Theory of Needs in Home Economics: Analysis of Alternative Paradigms; & more. 

Volume 4, Number 2
Complementary Uses of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodologies and Paradigms in Home Economics

A Holistic Profession Requires Holistic Research, The Epistemology of Family Ecology: A Case for Methodological Pluralism, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Traditions: An Overview, Phenomenology: The Pursuit of Meaning in Everyday Life, The Effect of Women's Employment on Quantitative and Qualitative Time-Use Measurements, more. 

Volume 5, Number 1
Ethics in the Profession & in the Content of Home Economics

Living with Professional Codes of Ethics; Student Interactions with Professionals on Ethics: An Interview Approach; Dimensions of Ethics: The Work Ethic; Perceptions of Business Ethics: Home Economics Students' Machiavellian and Achievement Orientations; Ethical Paradigms Within Qualitative Research.

Volume 5, Number 2
Ethics in the Profession & in the Content of Home Economics

Ethics: The Heart of Home Economics; Academic Integrity: A Shared Responsibility; Ethics: Clarity for Home Economics Professionals; Ethical Dilemmas Experienced by Family Scientists: Implications for Ethics Education; Ethics and Home Economics: Perceptions of Apparel Merchandising Students.

Volume 6, Number 1
Project 2000: Building Minority Participation in Home Economics 

Maximizing Professional Talent for Millennium III, Minorities in Fashion Merchandising/Textiles Programs, Building Minority Participation in Family Science and Child Development, Minorities in Gerontology.

Volume 6, Number 2

Empowerment: Its History and Meaning, A Language of Empowerment, An Empowerment Orientation for Home Economics, An Aesthetic Approach to Empowerment, Linkages and Empowerment: Collaborative Actions in Argentina, & more. 

Volume 7, Number 1

Collaboration: Finding Pathways for Change, Incorporating Collaborative Behaviors into Home Economics Programs, Collaboration and Mentation: Complementary Forces Shaping the 21st Century, Integrating Research and Outreach: Developmental Contextualism and the Human Ecological Perspective, Conceptual Framework for Interagency Collaboration: A Kentucky Case Study, The Research-Extension Link: A Collaborative Relationship, Experimenting from Within: Collaboration between Specializations, Getting Dinosaurs to Dance; Community Collaborations as Applications of Ecological Theory.

Volume 7, Number 2
Project 2000: Building Minority Participation in Home Economics

Minorities in Hospitality Management, Status of Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Participation in Dietetics/ Nutrition, Focus on Minorities in Family Economics: Issues, Employment, and Recruitment, CSU-Northridge Educational Equity: A Comprehensive Model for Faculty and Student Diversity.

Volume 8, Number 1
The Place of FCS in Higher Education

Communication: The Critical Component of Change; From the Cornell Reading Course for Farmers' Wives to the College of Human Ecology; Home Economics in Higher Education: A Future Perspective; FCS Units at Comprehensive Universities: Present and Future; The Place of Family and Consumer Sciences in the Small, Private College; Managing Change: The Key to Empowerment.

Volume 8, Number 2
Building Community

The Concept of Community; Transformative Professional Practice: Overcoming Ambivalence, Building Community; Community: What are the Factors that Make it Possible?; Building Professional Learning Communities: Ohio's Teacher-Leader Institute Model; Building a Sustainable Profession.

Volume 9, Number 1
Leadership: Reflective Human Action

Capturing the Sprit of Leadership; Aesthetics and Reflective Human Action: Implications for Leaders; Reasoning Strategies for Achieving Ethical Leadership; Creating a College Capstone Course Based on Reflective Human Action.

Volume 9, Number 2
Leadership Reflective Human Action (Legacies)

Flora Rose; Hettie Margaret Anthony; Minnie Miller Brown, Ruth Deacon, James Walters, Betty Crocker; Short Features on Faye Kinder & Esther Everett, Oral History.

Volume 10, Number 1
Leadership: Reflective Action (Legacies)

Science Gendered: Nutrition in the United States, 1840-1940; Zina Young Williams Card; Irma Hannah Gross; Virginia Farrer Cutler.

Volume 10, Number 2
Making Community

Reconnecting our Professional Community: A Revitalization Perspective; Teaching Resource Management while Modeling Community: An Experience of service learning in a family and consumer sciences class; Establishing a Collaborative Spirit in the College Classroom Using Cooperative Learning and Discussion Strategies; The Young Spartan Program: A Parallel Vision for Community Enhancement and Student Learning; The Role of the University in Community Building; Study Circles: A Powerful Strategy for Making Community.

Volume 11, Number 1
Advanced Information Infrastructures: Realizing Their Potential

Advanced Information Infrastructures: The Human Interface; The Internet as a Practical Problem: Empowerment in the Electronic Global Village; Choreographing Teaching in the 21st Century; Building a User Friendly Environment: The Challenge of Technology in Higher Education; Conducting Research on the Internet: Potential, Concerns, and Reflections; Model for Distance Learning using Advanced Information Infrastructures; Computer Mediated Interaction in a Distance Education Course.

Volume 11, Number 2
Leadership: Reflective Human Action

Laura Jane Harper: Leader, Mentor, Activist; Hazel Kyrk: Putting the Economics into Home Economics; P. Mabel Nelson: Scientist and Academician; Eva Donelson Wilson: A Consummate Professional; Symposium for College Administrative Leadership Preservation.

Volume 13, Number 1
Service Learning: Its Opportunity and Promise

Builidng a Service Learning Program: A View from Inside; Service Learning: Making Meaning from the Messes; Bringing Service Learning to FCS Higher Education; Rural University-Community Partnerships: Interior Design and Service Learning; Using Service Learning in Academic Courses; Implementation of Service Learning in Higher Education and the Occurrence of Reciprocity; Students' Perceptions of Service Learning Participation in a College of Health and Human Sciences; Assessment of Service Learning: An Often Overlooked Vital Link.


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