Macmillan Revision Guides for CSEC® Examinations: Home Economics 

Macmillan Revision Guides for CSEC® Examinations: Home Economics 

By Rita Dyer
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An essential companion for examination preparation and success, Macmillan Revision Guides for CSEC® Examinations: Home Economics is designed for use with Macmillan’s Home Economics for CSEC® Examinations. It contains helpful hints and practice exercises on a variety of different topics and questions in the three areas of Home Economics. This guide will equip students who are preparing for Papers I, II and II of the CSEC Home Economics Examination.It features:• Comprehensive coverage of the CSEC syllabus• Numerous practice exercises• Worked examples• Exam tips and practical advice• Self-study guideAbout the authorsNorma Maynard has over 25 years’ experience teaching various aspects of Home Economics at different levels. She is currently a Lecturer in Home Economics at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, St Lucia.Rita Dyer has been teaching Home Economics for over 20 years. She joined the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in the Division of Teacher Education as a Teacher Trainer and Lecturer. She has worked extensively in curriculum and examination development for Home Economics.Please note that this is an eBook version of this title and can NOT be printed. For more information about eBooks, including how to download the software you’ll need, see our FAQs page.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Home Economics for CSEC® Examinations: Food and Nutrition
    • SECTION 1: Principles of Nutrition
      • UNIT A: Nutritive value of foods
      • UNIT B: Nutrition for the life cycle
      • UNIT C: Diet, health and nutritional status
    • SECTION 2: Food Service Management
      • UNIT A: Equipment and utensils for food preparation and service
      • UNIT B: Food hygiene and safety
      • UNIT C: Food preservation
      • UNIT D: Consumerism and food purchasing
    • SECTION 3: Food Preparation and Service
      • UNIT A: Scientific principles in food preparation
      • UNIT B: Management of food preparation and service
      • UNIT C: Meal planning and service
      • UNIT D: Food preparation methods
      • UNIT E: Large-scale food preparation
  • Home Economics for CSEC® Examinations: Management
    • SECTION 1: Family and Society
      • UNIT A: The family
      • UNIT B: Population issues
      • UNIT C: Values, needs and goals
      • UNIT D: Decision making and conflict resolution
      • UNIT E: Caring for special groups
      • UNIT F: Work and work ethics, careers
    • SECTION 2: Home and Financial Management
      • UNIT A: Principles of management
      • UNIT B: Money management
      • UNIT C: Consumerism
    • SECTION 3: Housing and Equipment Management
      • UNIT A: Housing and maintenance
      • UNIT B: Safety in the home
      • UNIT C: Furniture, soft furnishings and accessories
      • UNIT D: Entertainment, table setting and social graces
  • Home Economics for CSEC® Examinations: Clothing and Textiles
    • SECTION 1: Textiles
      • UNIT A: Fibres
      • UNIT B: Fabrics and fabric finishes
      • UNIT C: Care and maintenance of textiles products
    • SECTION 2: Psycho-social Aspects of Dress
      • UNIT A: Consumer aspects
      • UNIT B: Clothing and culture
      • UNIT C: Career opportunities
    • SECTION 3: Construction Techniques
      • UNIT A: Sewing equipment
      • UNIT B: Basic pattern drafting
      • UNIT C: Commercial patterns
      • UNIT D: Basic construction processes
      • UNIT E: Special techniques in garment construction
      • UNIT F: Simple soft furnishings and accessories
  • Back Cover
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