ERIC Number: ED351462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-10
Reference Count: N/A
Connecticut Business Education Curriculum Guide.
Simsbury Public Schools, CT.
This comprehensive curriculum guide was developed to enable business education teachers and administrators in Connecticut to update and upgrade their curricula, with emphasis on and information about cross credits, technology preparation (Tech Prep 2 + 2), interdisciplinary teaching, and global economics interdependence study. Preliminary materials in the guide provide the following information: the state's business education philosophy, mission and goals; areas of study; 25 objectives and competencies; the relation between business education and Connecticut's Common Core of Learning; scope and sequence of courses; requirements for Connecticut business education certification; and state policy on vocational education quality. The main part of the guide outlines the curriculum for business education in four main areas: business technology, information processing, mathematics, and social business. It also provides information on cooperative work experience, Tech Prep 2 + 2, Future Business Leaders of America, and international business education. For each course in the four major areas, the following information is included: sequence, course objectives, software and hardware requirements, teaching suggestions, benefits, cross credit information, introduction, goals, student competencies related to the state Common Core, an outline of course content, evaluation methods, suggested teacher and student activities, career opportunities, and resources. (KC)
Descriptors: Accounting, Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Business Education, Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Entrepreneurship, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, State Curriculum Guides, Student Organizations, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Word Processing
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: Simsbury Public Schools, CT.
Identifiers: Connecticut; Future Business Leaders of America