ERIC Number: ED100765
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Curriculum Development in Economics.
Whitehead, David, Ed.
This book reproduces sixteen papers on recent developments in economics curriculum in Britain. The papers, presented and examined at a two-day conference at the University of Manchester in January, 1973, offer a comprehensive look at the current state of economic education and research. Directed to economics teachers and curriculum specialists, the article titles include: (1) "Towards a Taxonomy of Educational Objectives for Economics," (2) "Theory of Objectives Applied to the Teaching of Economics," (3) "Concealed Values in Economic Teaching," (4) "Research into Economic Efficiency in the Teaching of Economics," (5) "Learning Theory and the Audio-Visual Element in Economics," (6) "The Place of Economics in the Secondary School Curriculum," (7) "Integration and Sequence in Economics for 8-13 Year Olds," (8) "Economics in the Early Stage of the Secondary School," (9) "Economics for the Less Able Student," (10) "Terminal Economics," (11) "The Educational Value of Economics," (12) "The Effect of Recent Developments in Sixth Forms on the Relationship Between Economics and other Subjects," (13) "An Approach to the Teaching of Economics," (14) "Lessons from the 'A' Level Business Studies Project," (15) "Teaching the Essentials of Microeconomics to Managers in the Civil Service," and (16) "Economics in Courses for Teachers in Colleges of Education." The book also contains a general appraisal and summary of future research needs. (DE)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Economics, Economics Education, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Slow Learners, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Values
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Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: Economics Association, London (England).