ERIC Number: ED351249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
The Global Product: Internationalization of the Auto Industry.
Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
This secondary level unit, designed for use in a social studies or introductory economics course, has students participate in decision-making activities about global auto production. Although Japan-United States interaction is emphasized, the concepts, terms and activities employed in the unit apply to other countries as well. The unit includes 11 student handouts and the following 4 lessons: (1) "Introducing the Global Product"; (2) "Global Auto Production and Its Effect on Interest Groups"; (3) "Decision-Making Activity: Where to Manufacture Cars"; and (4) "Application Activities: Media Study." Three appendices contain a bibliography, addresses of selected organizations, and optional activities. (DB)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Economics Education, Foreign Countries, International Trade, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Units of Study
Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), Littlefield Center, Room 14, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5013 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Identifiers: Automobile Industry; Japan
Note: A product of the Japan Project.