ERIC Number: ED351470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Economic and Societal Factors Instructional Guide. Student Materials.
Hendrix, Mary W.
These student materials are designed to accompany the Economic and Societal Factors Instructional Guide. Page numbers are consistent with the numbering in that guide. The guide's nine units deal with the following topics: (1) job acquisition (sources of employment, job application, completing the application form, resume, job interview, follow-up letter); (2) on-the-job relations; (3) communications (oral, written, breakdown in communications); (4) understanding the paycheck (time clocks, deductions, professional organizations and labor unions); (5) personal money management (how inflation affects you, budgeting, banks and banking services, checking accounts, reconciling the bank statement, making change); (6) completing government-regulated work requirements (completing forms, completing an income tax return); (7) laws affecting you as a worker; (8) changing jobs; and (9) free enterprise (characteristics of an economic system, types of economic systems, U.S. economic system). Each unit consists of three components: information sheets, activity sheets, and unit test. The first information sheet in each unit is a glossary. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Education, Economics, Employment Interviews, Employment Opportunities, Free Enterprise System, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Interpersonal Competence, Job Applicants, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Learning Activities, Money Management, Resumes (Personal)
Educational Development and Training Center, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX 75429 (order no. OI-109-SM).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Educational Development and Training Center.
Note: For the instructional guide, see ED 337 688; for the Spanish version of the student materials, see CE 062 220.