ERIC Number: ED063187
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies: Introduction to Economics.
Henderson, William E.
The course for grades 10 through 12 outlined in this guide provides a study of the American system of private enterprise and the basic economic principles upon which it is based. Among the course goals are that the student will: 1) discover that the American economy, as evidenced through the free enterprise system, exist for the individual; 2) integrate the relationship between the functions of money and banking into the American economy; 3) analyze the types of investments that can improve one's financial position, 4) justify the importance of demand-supply analysis in the proper functioning of our economic system; 5) analyze the economics of international trade; and, 6) formulate hypotheses as to the ideal economic model or policy to which the United States should subscribe. The guide itself is divided into a broad goals section, a content outline, objectives and learning activities, and teacher/student materials. Course content is closely tied to objectives, and is organized according to the following sections: 1) The American Economy; 2) Money and Banking; 3) Business Organizations; 4) Investment; 5) Demand-Supply Analysis; 6) Wage and Labor Analysis; 7) The Consumer; 8) Economics of International Trade; and, 10) American Economic Policy. Both learning activities and materials are highly varied. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 947 through SO 002 970. (Author/JLB)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Banking, Behavioral Objectives, Business, Consumer Economics, Curriculum Guides, Economics, Economics Education, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Investment, Labor Economics, Monetary Systems, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Social Systems, Units of Study
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers: Quinmester Program