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ERIC Number: ED063187
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 47
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Social Studies: Introduction to Economics.
Henderson, William E.
The course for grades 10 through 12 outlined in this guide provides a study of the American system of private enterprise and the basic economic principles upon which it is based. Among the course goals are that the student will: 1) discover that the American economy, as evidenced through the free enterprise system, exist for the individual; 2) integrate the relationship between the functions of money and banking into the American economy; 3) analyze the types of investments that can improve one's financial position, 4) justify the importance of demand-supply analysis in the proper functioning of our economic system; 5) analyze the economics of international trade; and, 6) formulate hypotheses as to the ideal economic model or policy to which the United States should subscribe. The guide itself is divided into a broad goals section, a content outline, objectives and learning activities, and teacher/student materials. Course content is closely tied to objectives, and is organized according to the following sections: 1) The American Economy; 2) Money and Banking; 3) Business Organizations; 4) Investment; 5) Demand-Supply Analysis; 6) Wage and Labor Analysis; 7) The Consumer; 8) Economics of International Trade; and, 10) American Economic Policy. Both learning activities and materials are highly varied. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 947 through SO 002 970. (Author/JLB)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.