Home Economics and Hospitality Management Education-Course modules

M.Tech. PROGRAMME

First Semester

Course No    Course Title                                                                                                 Units

VTE    501     Theories and Administration of Vocational & Tech. Edu.                       3

VTE    503     Research Methods in Vocational & Tech. Edu.                                    3

VTE    505     Curriculum Development in Vocational & Tech. Edu.                             3

VTE    507     ICT in Vocational & Technical Education                                                       3

PGC   601      Research Methodology and Application of ICT in Research                    3

Option                                                                                                                                         3

18

 

Options

Three units of a course must be chosen from the following options:

HHE   521     Child Rights and Development Needs Education                                   3

HHE   531     Psycho-Social Foundations of Clothing Education                                 3

HHE   541     Nutrition Management Education                                                              3

HHE   551     Family Resources Management Education                                              3

HHE   561     Catering in Hospitality Management Education                                    3

 

Second Semester

Course No.   Course Title                                                                                                 Units

HHE   510     Problems, Issues and Innovations in Home Economics Ed.                  3

                      Options:

Six units of courses must be taken from any of the options A, B, C D or E

 

  1. CHILD CARE EDUCATION

HHE   520     Development and Early Childhood Care for Development Edu.           3

HHE   522     Perspectives in Parenting Education                                                         3

 

  1. CLOTHING AND TEXTILES EDUCATION

HHE   530     Advanced Textile Studies Education                                                          3

HHE   532     Advanced Pattern Drafting and Clothing Production Techniques        3

 

  1. FOOD & NUTRITION EDUCATION

HHE   540     Food Science Education                                                                               3

HHE   542     Nutrition and Disease Education                                                                3

 

  1. HOME MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

HHE   550     Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Well being in

Family Living Education                                                                                                      3

HHE   552     Human Resources and Social Skills Dev. Education                             3

 

  1. HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

HHE   560     Trends and Issues in Hospitality Management Education                   3

HHE   562    Evolving Technologies and Applications in Hospitality Mgt. Edu.     3

                                                                                                                                           6

Third Semester

Course No.   Course Title                                                                                                 Units

HHE   511     Seminar in Home Economics & Hospitality Mgt. Education                   3

HHE   590     Project/Dissertation                                                                                         6

9

 

 

Grand Total of Course Units                                                              =               36     

 

 

First Semester

Ph.D PROGRAMME  

Course No.               Title                                                                                                    Units

VTE    601     Emerging Issues and Innovations in Voc. & Technical Educ.                    3

VTE    603     Enterprise Development in Vocational and Technical Edu.                      3

VTE    605     Proposal and Grant writing in Vocational & Tech Education                   3

PGC   701     Synopsis and Grant Writing                                                                              3

12

 

Second Semester

HHE   610     Doctoral Seminar in Home Econs & Hospitality Mgt. Edu.                    3

HHE   612     Advanced Curriculum Studies in Home Economics

and Hospitality Management Education                                                                            3

HHE   614      Emerging Issues and Innovations in Home Econs

& Hospitality Mgt. Edu.                                                                                                        3

9

 

Third Semester

Six units of courses must be chosen from any of the options A, B, C or D

 

  1. HOME MANAGEMENT

HHE   651     Family Living and Home Management Education                                   3

HHE   653     Household Resources Development and Management Education       3

6

  1. FOOD & NUTRITION EDUCATION

HHE   641     Advanced Food and Nutrition Management & Disease Edu.                3

HHE   643     Emerging Development and Challenges in Foods & Nutr. Edu.          3

6

 

  1. CLOTHING AND TEXTILES EDUCATION

HHE   631     Emerging Issues and Innovation in Textiles and Fashion                       3

HHE   633     Advance Studies in Pattern Making & Clothing Construction               3

6

 

  1. CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION

HHE   621     Advanced Studies in Child Development                                                   3

HHE   623     Advanced Studies in Parenting and Child Care                                        3

6

  1. HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

HHE   661     Advanced Perspectives inhospitality Management Education                3

HHE   663      Emerging Innovations in Hospitality Management Education             3

                                                                                                                                               6

Fourth Semester

  1. HOME MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

HHE   650     ICT and the Family Living                                                                               3

HHE   652    Arbitration Education and Family Living                                                     3

Total                                6

  1. FOOD AND NUTRITION

HHE   640     Nutrition in Emergencies                                                                             3

HHE   642     Advanced Studies in Nutrition and Health                                               3

6

 

  1. CLOTHING AND TEXTILES EDUCATION

HHE   630     Special Textiles and Clothing                                                                        3

HHE   632     Fashion Merchandizing                                                                                  3

                                                                                                                                              6

 

  1. CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION

HHE   620     Adolescence and Drug use Education                                                        3

HHE   622     Current Issues and Theories in Child Study                                             3

6

 

  1. HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT EDUCATION

HHE   660     Stimulating and Utilization of Action Research in Hospitality

Management Education                                                                                                       3

HHE   662     Advanced Perspectives and Challenges in Hospitality Mgt. Edu.       3

6

 

Fifth & Sixth Semester

HHE   690     Thesis                                                                                                             12

Grand Total                                                                                                                      45

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

M.TECH. AND Ph.D PROGRAMMES

 

HHE   510     Problems, Issues and Innovations in Home Economics Education

Evolving Perspectives and Problems in different areas of Home Economics Education – Family Living, Home Management, Food & Nutrition, Clothing & Textiles, Child Development & Care. Global changes and challenges that impact on individuals and families. Inputting creativity and Innovations into family perspectives.

(3 units)

HHE   511     Seminar in Home Economics Education

Study and analysis of social, economic and technological trends in Home Economics, rural development and home economics education. Minor research papers are to be presented.

 

HHE   520     Development and Early Childhood care

Framework for early childhood care. Setting the stage for early childhood care for development. Child care support agencies and programmes.

(3 units)

 

HHE   521     Child Rights and Development Needs Education

Issues and challenges in child rights implementation. Promotion of child rights for development. Child development needs assessment and provision. (3 units)

 

HHE   522     Perspectives in Parenting Education

Issues and problems in parenting practices. Framework for parenting. Emerging resources for parenting. Improving parenting skills. Provision of parenting services.

(3 units)

 

HHE   530     Advanced Textile Studies Education

Further studies on textiles designs and production. Innovations in Fibres, fabrics and finishes. Methods and Techniques in Fabric Production Fabric Embellishment and Naming systems.

 

HHE   531     Psycho-Social Foundations of Clothing Education

Inter-relationship of Clothing and Culture Clothing and Human behaviour Aesthetics and Dress, Clothing and the physical Self. Clothing consumer considerations and consumption patterns.

(3 units)

 

HHE   532     Advanced Clothing Production & Pattern Drafting Techniques

The apparel manufacturing process – Designing the line, pre-costing first patterns etc. Production systems, planning and control work study. Fashion merchandising, feasibility study. Advance Clothing construction projects. Exploring different pattern making methods-flattern patterns, making, draping, knock off, CAD etc. Creating styles and designs pattern making for boys and men, pattern making for the vulnerable groups jackets and patterns for knit garments lingerie, beach and leisure wear.

(2 units)

 

HHE   540     Food Science Education

Overview of Nutrition. The CHO, Lipids, Protein, Water, Vitamins & Minerals. Planning a healthy Diet. Scientific Evaluation of food. Physical Activity & Nutrition. Life cycle Nutrition from infancy to Adolescence to Pregnancy & Lactation.

 

 

HHE   541     Nutrition Management and Food Service

Healthful food programs. The Government and Nutrition. The Government and Food Service Industry. Eating for optimal health. Controlling Calories. Managing nutrients for food purchasing and production. Serving special dietary needs.

(3 units)

 

HHE   542     Nutrition and Diseases Education

Energy Balance and Body Composition. Nutrition & Sports. Nutrition in specific diseases. Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Renal Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Respiratory Diseases, Liver and Gastro intestinal diseases, Nutritional Assessments.

(2 units)

 

HHE   550     Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Family Living Education

Creativity problem solving skills in various aspects of family living. ICT utilization in the home. Exploring entrepreneurship opportunities in family living and home management.

(3 units)

 

HHE   551     Family Resources Management Education

Human and materials resources. Principles of resources allocating and management in the home. Source of family income. Problems of managing time and energy, money etc. in the home management of household work. Innovations in resources management.   (3 units)

 

HHE   552     Human Resources and Social Skills Development Education

Development and utilization of human resources and social skills within and outside in the family. Exploring opportunities and challenges in human resources and social skills development.

(3 units)

(2 units)

 

HHE   560     Trends and Issues in Hospitality Management Education

Overview of the Hospitality industry. Global hospitality industry. Trends in the hospitality industry in Nigeria. Hospitality industry in the Nigeria economy. Information and Communication in the Hospitality Industry. Operational issues in the hospitality management education.                                                                               3 units

 

HHE   561     Catering in Hospitality Management Education

Employment in the Hospitality Industry. Measurements in the Kitchen. Food, confectionery, beverage Preparations. Product Development and Evaluation. Sales and Gains. Food and Beverage Service. Communication Management in the Industry.

 

 

HHE   562     Evolving Technologies and Resources

Applications in Hospitality Management Education Operational areas of hospitality outfit, use of technologies in various operational areas. Emerging technologies and ICT, opportunities, issues and challenges.

 

HHE 590       Dissertation/ Project Writing in Areas of Specialization

Supervised independent investigation in the areas of Vocational Education, Agriculture, Business Computer, Home Economics and Industrial Technical Education.

(12 units)

 

PGC   601     Research Methodology and Application of ICT in Research

                        (Masters Degree Course)            

In-dept research work aimed at acquiring full knowledge and presentation in scholarly writing of the concepts, issues, trends in the definition and development of the study area from African and Western perspectives. Major steps in research: Selection of problem, Literature review, Design, Data collection, analysis and interpretation, conclusions. Study of various research designs, Historical, Case studies, surveys, descriptive, cross sectional experimental, etc. Analysis, surveys and synthesis of conceptual and philosophical foundations of different disciplines. Identification of research problems and development of research data and the format for presenting research results (from designing the table of contents to referencing, bibliography and appendix). Data analysis and result presentation in different disciplines using appropriate analytical tools. Methods of project/dissertation writing. Application of appropriate advanced ICT tools relevant in every discipline for data gathering, analysis and result presentation. Essentials of spreadsheets, Internet technology, and Internet search engines. All registered Masters Degree students must attend a solution based interactive workshop to be organised by the School of Postgraduate Studies for a practical demonstration and application of the knowledge acquired from the course, conducted by selected experts.                                         

 

HHE   620     Adolescence & Drug Use Education   

Peer pressure and drug use Motivations for Drug use, Drug use, Drug abuse and overuse, Drug use and society, Effects of drug use and family economy

Candidates will be required to present two seminar papers. (3 units)

 

HHE   621     Advanced Studies in Child Development Education

Issues in Developmental trends and Theories. Problems and issues in physical, cognitive social, emotional and moral development. Candidates are expected to deliver two seminar papers. (3 units)

 

 

HHE   622     Current Issues and Theories in Child Study

Qualitative Vs Quantitative Change , Continuity Vs   Discontinuity, Nature and Nurture

Cultural specificity and Development universals , Childhood disorders and diseases

Advanced theories, Research methods in Child study-cross sectional, longitudinal etc

Candidates will present two seminar papers. (3 units)

 

HHE   623     Advanced Studies in Parenting and Child Care Education.

Environmental issues and Challenges, internet & social media Challenges. Parents and care givers roles issues in crèche and pre-school services. Candidates are expected to present two seminar papers. (3 units)

 

HHE   630     Special Textiles and Clothing    

Special Textiles and Clothing Studies in geo-textiles, medical textiles military textiles, disposable clothing, safety clothing, textiles waste management, future industrial textiles. Candidates are expected to deliver. (3 units)

 

HHE   631     Emerging Issues and Innovations in Textiles, Fashion and Clothing

                     Industry.

Theories in Textile Design. Issues in textile design & development. Problems and issues in textile design and manufacture. New developments in textiles manufacture & Implications for care. Candidates will present two seminar papers. (3 units)

 

HHE   632     Fashion Merchandizing

The course will equip students with entrepreneurial skills buying and selling of clothing

goods and services for self sustenance.             The Course will entail knowledge, skills and

attitude in clothing display, procurement packaging, salesmanship, record keeping,

accounting customer relationship, store layout etc. It will expose students to the

competencies in different garments, fit, characteristics of fibre etc. (3 units)

 

HHE   633     Advance Studies in Pattern Making and Clothing Construction.

New developments in pattern making and grading using CAD. Advanced pattern development for the vulnerable groups – the sick, physically challenged, elderly pregnant and lactating. Advance pattern making in lung… Patterns for men’s apparel, babies and unisex patterns. Problems and issues in clothing construction, fitting challenges. Candidates will present two seminar papers. (3 units)

 

HHE   640     Nutrition in Emergencies

This include studies in Displaced Persons and adequate Nutrition of all ages.       Hunger and the Global Environment. Environmental Concerns about Foods and Water. Updates on World Nutrition Problems.

 

HHE   641     Advanced Food and Nutrition Management and Disease Education

Application of various Strategies in Controlling nutritional related health Challenges. Emerging Food Safety and Nutrition Challenges. Development of Cross Cultural Recipes for Nutrition Management . Candidate will be expected to deliver two Seminar papers in this course.                                                                                                                       (3Units)

 

 

HHE   642     Advanced Studies in Nutrition and Health

Nutrition and sports, physical activity, developing fitness, Benefits of fitness, nutrition and weight reduction. Application of various strategies in Controlling nutritional related health challenges. Food borne diseases, food additives, pesticides in food, Environmental contaminants. Candidates will deliver 2 seminar papers. (3 units)

 

HHE   643     Emerging Devt. and Challenges in Food and Nutrition Edu.

Identification of food problems and challenges that have implication for food education.

Designing surveillance systems to address emerging Issues in diet and health.

Innovations in nutrition policy and education. Evaluation of the expanded food and

nutrition education. Energy management and environmental issues in food preparation

and management. Two seminar papers are expected to be delivered by candidates.

(3 units)

 

HHE   650     ICT AND THE FAMILY

 

Family Relationship and ICT Communication, Conflict Resolution. Modern Technologies in Home Management, Current Trends in Technological tools and equipment. Candidates will be required to present two seminars papers. (3 units)

 

HHE   651     Advanced Studies in Family Living Education

Evolving trends, changes and challenges in family living, marriage and relationships, family life cycle, Family therapy and family law, strengthen family living. Candidates will be expected to deliver two seminar papers.

(3 units)

 

HHE   652     Arbitration Education And Family Living

Current issues in Arbitration and Family living. Current Issues in peace, Crises management and Security Challenges – Family displacements and care Education of Family members and peaceful Co-existence. Societal/Religious crises issues and management. Two Seminar papers will be delivered.

(3 units )

 

HHE   653     Household Resources Development & Management Education    

Emerging Trends and Challenges in Household Resources. Advanced Problem-solving Skills. Innovative Strategies for developing household resources. Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Household Resource Management. Training in Human Resources, Nature of Training, Training and Performance, Strategic Training, Developing Strategic Plans, Training Needs and Assessment, Training Design. Candidates will be expected to deliver two Seminar Papers. (3 Units)

 

    

 

 

HHE   660  Stimulation and Utilization of Action Research in Hospitality    

                     Management

Utilization in Hospitality Management place of action research in hospitality management education Methodology issues, identification and solution of emerging challenges in different areas of the hospitality industry. Utilization of research results for operations and development.

 

 

HHE   661     Advanced Perspectives in Hospitality Management Education

Hospitality Business issues. Leadership and management issues. Human resource issues. Food and beverage Restaurant operations. Decision making issues and challenges.

 

HHE   662     Advanced Perspectives, Issues and Challenges in Hospitality

Management Education

Strategic Planning and plans in the hospitality industry. Issues materials and human resource management. Events (meetings, conferences, weddings etc.) managements, recreation and entertainment issues.

 

HHE   663   Emerging Innovations in Hospitality Management Education

Globalization and the hospitality industry. Innovation trends in the industry. Tourism issues. Marketing and competitiveness. Health, safety and security issues. Innovation enhancement strategies.

 

PGC   701:   Synopsis and Grant Writing

Identification of types and nature of grant and grant writing; mining of grants application calls on the internet. Determining appropriate strategy for each grant application. Study of various grant application structures and contents and writing of concept notes, detailed project description, budgeting and budget defence. Study of sample grant writings in various forms and writing of mock research and other grants. Identification of University of Nigeria synopsis structure and requirements, (Introduction, Methodology and Results). Determining the contents of each sub-unit of the synopsis. Steps in writing synopsis from the Dissertation/Thesis document. Structural and language issues. Common errors in synopsis writing and strategies for avoiding them. The roles of the student and the supervisor in the production of a synopsis. Writing of mock synopsis. All registered Ph.D students must attend a solution-based interactive workshop to be organised by the School of Postgraduate Studies for a practical demonstration and application of the knowledge acquired from the course, conducted by selected experts.