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The Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences is the official publication of the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS).

Each issue of the Journal contains the following professional and exclusive features:
  • Scholarly peer-reviewed articles
  • Practical information geared toward family and consumer sciences professionals
  • News and information about AAFCS

In response to member feedback, the Journal now presents more columns and articles on trends and developments in the field, best practices, resources, and opinions. The Journal features knowledge gained from the research and academic arenas and focuses on how this knowledge can be applied by practitioners in the field.

The Journal is published four times a year: Winter (late January), Spring (mid- April), Summer (mid-August), and Fall (mid-November). It is indexed by the Family Index Database, Family and Society Studies World Wide, and the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC). All AAFCS members receive a subscription to the Journal.

For information about joining AAFCS, which includes a subscription to this journal, visit the AAFCS website links below and click on Membership . Nonmembers and institutions can subscribe to the Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences through IngentaConnect by selecting the Purchase Subscription link below. Individual issues and articles can also be purchased by browsing to the issue or article pages.

Publisher: American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

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Volume 108, Number 4, Fall 2016
Advancing FCS Learning: Programs, Practices and Policies
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Point of View

Leaving a Lasting Impression
pp. 3-3(1)
Author: Hall, Scott S.

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Board Moves To Make AAFCS Webinars Free To All Members
pp. 5-5(1)
Author: Jackson, Carolyn W.

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Growing Membership
pp. 6-6(1)
Author: Whitbeck, Duane

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Features

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Critical Thinking Skills in Family and Consumer Sciences Education
pp. 13-17(5)
Authors: Swafford, Melinda; Rafferty, Elizabeth

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Advancing Learning by Countering the Effects of Poverty
pp. 18-22(5)
Authors: Arnett-Hartwick, Sally E.; Walters, Connor M.

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Scholarship

Women's Motives for Engaging in Long-term Habitual Indoor Tanning
pp. 23-30(8)
Authors: Howell, Alexandra L.; Paulins, V. Ann

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Heart of the FCS Body of Knowledge: Relational Ethic
pp. 31-36(6)
Author: Roubanis, Jody L.

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Strategies

Program Level Assessment: A Case Study for a University Clothing and Textile Major
pp. 37-44(8)
Authors: Yun, Zee-Sun; Frazier, Barbara J.

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A Tiered Model for Linking Students to the Community
pp. 45-50(6)
Authors: Landry Meyer, Laura; Gerard, Jean M.; Sturm, Michael R.; Wooldridge, Deborah G.

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Inside AAFCS

Inside AAFCS
pp. 56-56(1)

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In Memory Of

In Memory Of
pp. 57-57(1)

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Statement of Ownership

Statement of Ownership
pp. 57-57(1)

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AAFCS Annual Report

AAFCS Annual Report
pp. 58-72(15)

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