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ERIC Number: ED010316
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 406
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Reference Count: 0
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COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS, A BOOK OF READINGS FOR INDUCTIVE TEACHING.
Carnegie Inst. of Tech., Pittsburgh, PA.; Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA.
THIS COURSE WAS DEVELOPED AS PART OF AN INTEGRATED AND SEQUENTIAL HIGH SCHOOL SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM FOR ABLE STUDENTS (UPPER 25 PERCENT). THE COURSE CONSISTS OF 12 UNITS OF STUDY, EACH UNIT CONTAINING A BRIEF STATEMENT OF AN ECONOMIC ISSUE AND SEVERAL READINGS ON THAT ISSUE. THE ISSUES COVERED WERE (1) MAKING ECONOMIC CHOICES (THE ROLE OF VALUES), (2) THE TRADITIONAL ECONOMY, (3) ECONOMIC DECISIONS IN THE MARKET ECONOMY, (4) PRICING IN A MARKET ECONOMY, (5) KEEPING COMPETITION ALIVE, (6) THE COMMAND ECONOMY, (7) FACTORS OF PRODUCTION, (8) DISTRIBUTION IN THE MARKET ECONOMY, (9) INEQUALITIES AND INEQUITIES, (10) RESTRAINTS ON THE MARKET MECHANISM, (11) DISTRIBUTION IN THE COMMAND ECONOMY, AND (12) MACROECONOMICS. THE COURSE DIFFERS FROM THE USUAL CIVICS COURSE IN (1) SUBJECT COVERAGE, (2) FREQUENCY OF CLASS MEETINGS, (3) TYPE OF READING MATERIAL, (4) SUPPLEMENTARY ACTIVITIES, (5) USE OF NEW TECHNOLOGY, (6) APPROACH TO TEACHING, AND (7) EXAMINATIONS, PAPERS, AND GRADES. THE COURSE IS DESIGNED TO FOLLOW "COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS" (ED 010 317), THE FIRST COURSE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF A 4-YEAR SEQUENCE. A TEACHER'S MANUAL IS INCLUDED. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Carnegie Inst. of Tech., Pittsburgh, PA.; Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)