University of Applied Sciences Wädenswil (Project Leader),
University of Applied Sciences Aargau, Northwestern Switzerland, Pedagogics Dept., Zurich Teaching University/Teacher Training College
Deventer Business School, Netherlands
For people who work in the home economics sector, web-based courses to help them acquire further qualifications are most important. Such courses can be followed on a part-time basis and they take participants' personal circumstances into account (women students, family commitments, rural location, etc.).
Basic Principles of Oecotrophology consists of four modules with a uniform teaching plan: Introductory Information, Goals, Contents and Tasks, Performance Control, and Review. The themes covered in the course are basics of nutrition, gastronomy and catering, hygiene and cleaning, and fabrics management.