ERIC Number: ED130949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to Free and Inexpensive Consumer Education Resources.
Vickers, Carole A.
This guide contains sources of free or inexpensive consumer-education materials for use in schools or for adults. Specific contents include an annotated bibliography of 149 lists of publications dealing with consumer education materials; 77 articles in periodicals published in the 1970s; 53 audiovisuals or multimedia kits; 145 books about consumer affairs and consumer education; 46 curriculum guides; 13 games and simulations; 26 programmed instruction units; and 45 teaching units, lesson plans, and modules. The 20 subject categories are clothing and soft goods; consumer and community; education; credit; consumer in the economy; energy conservation; food; furniture, appliances, equipment; health; housing; information, organization, education; insurance; investment and savings; leisure; consumer in the market; money and banking; money management; consumer protection; services; and transportation. The variety of materials ranges from booklets instructing home owners on how to design and arrange a space age kitchen to games for high school students which teach the dangers of drug abuse. Resources are listed both by type of resource and by subject matter content. Each listing contains information about title, type of publication, pages, date, cost, reading level, annotation, and publisher. Addresses of publishers are listed at the beginning of the guide. (AV)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audiovisual Aids, Bibliographies, Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation, Foods Instruction, Games, Health Education, Home Management, Money Management, Multimedia Instruction, Programed Instruction, Purchasing, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Simulation, Unit Plan
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Home Economics.