ERIC Number: ED335497
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Business Mathematics Curriculum.
EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT.
This curriculum guide for teaching business mathematics in the Connecticut Vocational-Technical School System is based on the latest thinking of instructors in the field, suggestions from mathematics authorities, and current instructional approaches in education. The curriculum guide consists of six sections: (1) career relationships and requirements; (2) instructor's goals; (3) competencies expected of students; (4) correlations with the common core of learning (matrix); (5) personal goals for students; and (6) course outline (11 units containing student competencies and essential content, suggested activities, and suggested assessment approaches). Units cover these topics: basic mathematics skills workshop; personal business mathematics; checking and savings accounts; cash purchases/charge accounts/credit cards/loans; auto transportation/housing costs; insurance/investments/recordkeeping; business expenses; purchasing and sales; marketing/warehousing and distribution/services; accounting and accounting records; and financial and information management. Appendixes list 22 suggested software items, a recommended textbook, and a reference source. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Education, Business Skills, Career Choice, Career Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Software, Course Content, Evaluation Methods, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Student Evaluation, Units of Study, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Middletown. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: EASTCONN Regional Educational Services Center, North Windham, CT.
Identifiers: Business Mathematics; Connecticut