ERIC Number: ED109501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep-3
Reference Count: N/A
Program of Studies: Distributive Education: Grades 7-12.
Fairfax County Schools, VA.
The first section of the distributive education curriculum guide for grades 7-12 provides brief introductory statements concerning program and course descriptions and the role of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) and business community advisory committees in the distributive education curriculum. Section 2 provides detailed descriptions and objectives for the following courses: fundamentals of distribution, studies and marketing, advanced studies in marketing, fashion merchandising, cooperative fashion merchandising, creative selling, education for employment, Work Experience Career Exploration Program (WECEP), marketing (accelerated course), food distribution, and petroleum marketing. Section 3 defines the cooperative method, the project method, the coordination of on-the-job-training, and DECA as instructional approaches; suggests a variety of instructional tecniques for use within these approaches; lists several organizational alternatives; and outlines units for the following courses: fundamentals of distribution, studies in marketing, advanced studies in marketing, fashion merchandising, cooperative fashion merchandising, education for employment, WECEP, and creative selling. (JR)
Descriptors: Career Education, Cooperative Education, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Distributive Education, Instructional Materials, Marketing, Merchandising, Resource Materials, Retailing, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Unit Plan, Wholesaling, Youth Clubs
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County Schools, VA.