ERIC Number: ED081696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
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A State-Wide Profile of Economic Education in Minnesota's Secondary Schools.
Highsmith, Robert; Lewis, Darrell R.
This state-wide survey determined the impact of the Minnesota State Council on Economic Education Programs upon the teachers and curriculum in Minnesota's secondary schools. The first section related the original objectives of the Council and the major findings of the survey in the areas of economics in the curriculum, teacher preparation, in-service experience, and program priorities. Details about the sample population and limitations of the survey are recounted. Results of the survey are analyzed in regard to: economics courses required and offered in secondary schools of Minnesota; text materials used to teach economics; years of service, education and undergraduate majors of social studies and business teachers; economic preparation of business education teachers; priority needs as viewed by social studies; priority needs as viewed by social studies teachers; priority needs as viewed by business teachers; and profiles on in-service participants. Summary results of selected survey questions for differing categories of respondents are presented in Table IV at the end of the publication. (KSM)
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Council on Economic Education, Minneapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota