What Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary Do
Teach courses in childcare, family relations, finance, nutrition, and related subjects pertaining to home management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Other Job Titles Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary May Have
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Child Development Instructor, Dietetics Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences Professor (FCS Professor), Food and Nutrition Professor, Human Development Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Professor
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory work, projects, assignments, and papers.
Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as food science, nutrition, and child care.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
Level of Education Attained by Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
Most common level of education among people in this career: Doctoral or professional degree (47%)
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Communica...
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher...
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
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