ERIC Number: ED201897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Sources of Assistance.
This module is one of a set of seven prepared in conjunction with the Title I "Project to Train Volunteer Leaders to Conduct Consumer Education Courses." It is designed to be a basic text for use in making a one-hour presentation on sources of consumer assistance. Topics include consumers' alternatives for self-help, functions of the Virginia Office of Consumer Affairs, functions of the local consumer affairs offices in Virginia, procedures for making claims in courts not of record, common law remedies available to consumers, the Uniform Commercial Code, Virginia Consumer Protection Act of 1977, prohibited activities pertaining to sales, and the Virginia Home Solicitation Sales Act. An accompanying slide set is keyed to the text of the module. (An illustration of each slide is provided.) A true-false quiz, discussion questions, and a bibliography are also included. A self-help guide outline, consumer phone numbers, sources of legal assistance for military personnel, general sources of consumer information, and a complaint flow chart are appended. (CT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northern Virginia Community Coll., Annandale.
Note: For related documents see CE 028 469-474 and CE 029 045-050.