ERIC Number: ED120072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Consumer Education. Revised.
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.
This guide is intended to assist school personnel by clarifying issues, provide directions in basic information, and stimulate practical considerations for the learner in the area of consumer education. Its objectives are to (1) assist school administrators in the implementation of consumer education, and (2) assist secondary teachers in planning an instructional program in consumer education that meets students' needs. An introduction offers a rationale and objectives. Procedures for implementation cover content, responsibility, time allotment, certification of teachers, and methods of implementation. Consumer education topics that are identified are the individual consumer and the marketplace, money management, consumer credit, buying goods and services, insurance, savings and investments, taxes, and the consumer in society. The discussion of each topic includes objectives, outline of content, suggested activities, and instructional materials. A resource section contains listings of selected bibliographies and other sources of consumer education information. Although written for Illinois educators, the content and instructional programs suggested in the guide are adaptable to any school. (Author/ND)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois