ERIC Number: ED054019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Economics: Canada. Senior Division.
Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
This resource guide sets out a structure from which units, semester courses, or one-year courses may be developed in Canadian economic studies in the senior high. The Ontario Department of Education lists five possible aims for courses developed from this resource guide: 1) student awareness of fundamental problems, basic forces at work, and key concepts and principles of the economy; 2) achievement of reasonable competence in administering personal affairs; 3) an understanding of the structure and processes of the Canadian Society; 4) development of inquiry, reasoning, and group process skills; and, 5) development of the ability to distinguish between analysis and value judgments. The guide closes with a bibliography of audiovisual materials, books, and simulation games grouped around nine possible units for teaching: 1) Economics is; 2) Production; 3) Consumption; 4) Exchange and the Market; 5) Distribution; 6) Economic Growth and Stability; 7) Governments in Economic Life; 8) Money and Banking; 9) International Trade; and, 10) Comparative Economic Systems. (Author/AWW)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Community Resources, Concept Teaching, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides, Economics, Economics Education, Inquiry, Multimedia Instruction, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Units of Study, Values Education
Director of Curriculum, Ontario Department of Education, Mowat Block, Queen's Park, Toronto 182, Canada
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Authoring Institution: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.