ERIC Number: ED222403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.
The purpose of this one-credit economics course for secondary schools in Manitoba (Canada) is to help students develop skills in business education and to provide them with basic information about how the Canadian economic system affects business, government, and the individual. The course requires 110 to 220 hours of instruction. Students study basic economic concepts; the market system; macroeconomics; government and the economy; business cycles, inflation, and unemployment; the international economy; and the economy of Manitoba. The guide contains an outline of course goals and objectives, teachers' notes and suggested activities, and suggested materials for each goal and objective. Activities involve students in reading and discussing textbook selections, developing outlines on economic topics, preparing bulletin boards, doing library research, and participating in debates and panel discussions. Also included is a list of approved textbooks which can be used to teach various parts of the course, a bibliography, and overhead transparency masters for course use. (RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.
Identifiers: Macroeconomics; Manitoba
Note: This guide is a replacement of the temporary revision of 1976.