ERIC Number: ED197137
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Consumer Skills: Results Manual.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
This results manual is the third part of the Consumer Skills Kit which also includes a set of items and a guide (see note). Data from surveys conducted by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to investigate seventeen-year-old students' consumer skills is provided. The manual presents national results for seventeen-year-old students, for seventeen-year-old students by sex, for seventeen-year-olds in the eleventh grade, and for seventeen-year-old eleventh graders by sex. In the data tables each item is identified by a unique NAEP identification number found on each printed exercise in the Consumer Skills Kit. Estimated percentages of correct responses for these single items are provided, except in cases such as attitudinal items, for whlch correct responses were not defined. Percentages for each response alternative are then given. For open-ended items the percentages of those responsing in "correct" or "acceptable" categories are listed. (YLB) Primary type of information provided by report: Results (Exercise Level).
Descriptors: Adolescents, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Data, Mathematics, Money Management, National Surveys, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Tables (Data)
Education Commission of the States, Suite 700, 1860 Lincoln St., Denver, CO 80295 ($7.60).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO. National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Identifiers: Consumer Skills; Consumer Skills Kit (NAEP); National Assessment of Educational Progress
Note: For related documents see ED 163 181-182.