ERIC Number: ED118760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The World of Retailing. Publication No. 0011.
Designed to introduce the world of retailing to junior high school students, the course encompasses three different activities: consumer knowledge, selling, and establishing a school store. Many of the ideas have been used with students in grades 7 and 8. The section on consumer education includes consumer influence and problems, consumer law, and consumer protection. The retail store and selling section presents material on government regulations, record systems, business planning, and merchandising. Each unit includes learner objectives and suggested content and activities. References, worksheets, and forms for use in a retail business are appended. (Author/MF)
Descriptors: Career Education, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Merchandising, Recordkeeping, Retailing, Salesmanship, Teaching Guides
Vocational-Technical Curriculum Laboratory, Rutgers, The State University, Building 4103, Kilmer Campus, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Curriculum Lab.