ERIC Number: ED096467
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
In the Marketplace; Business Education: 6463.01 and Home and Family Education: 6765.03.
The course focuses on comparison shopping, store etiquette, impulse buying, interpreting labels, specials, loss leaders, standards in relation to need, installment or cash costs. It is primarily designed for consumer or homemaking education, rather than directly related to specific occupational preparation, although it has value for a prospective retail manager. Business Mathematics Fundamentals (5283.01) is suggested as a prerequisite. Performance objectives and course content are outlined, and classroom procedures, strategies, and learning activities are suggested. Evaluation criteria and techniques are discussed. Seven pages of resource materials list books, booklets, periodicals, films, filmstrips, games, learning activity packages, and practice sets and/or kits useful to both teachers and students. (MW)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Home Economics Education, Merchandise Information, Money Management, Performance Criteria, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.