ERIC Number: ED145079
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
"Catch-Up." Proceedings of the Annual Consumer Education "Catch-Up" Conference (2nd, Washington, D.C., November 11-12, 1976).
Yates, Juanita, Ed.
This booklet summarizes a conference on consumer education which was held for educators, community leaders, program administrators, consumer advocates, and journalists to introduce the principal issues facing consumers and to explore effective program designs and teaching methods and materials. Following a brief executive summary of the conference and a program agenda, the workshops and speeches for each of the two days are briefly summarized. Titles are Comprehensive Consumer Education-Concepts, Techniques and Challenges; Consumer Bulletins--Summary of Major Concerns; Starting Consumer Education in the Classroom; Consumer Education on a Low Budget for the Low Income; Low Income Consumer Counseling; How to Get Federal Materials to Consumer Educators; Consumer Education Teaching Techniques and Materials; Delivering Consumer Education to Minorities; Conducting Consumer Education from State/Local Offices; What Consumer Complaints Mean to Consumer Educators; Educating for Consumer Representation; Consumer Education and Protection; Food and Nutrition Education for Consumer Educators; The Question of Utilities/Energy Conservation for Consumer Educators; Credit and Banking Issues for Consumer Educators; Evaluation of Consumer Services for Consumer Educators; and Potential Resources for Consumer Educators. Concluding this booklet is a conference evaluation consisting of the questionnaire which was distributed to the participants and a summary of the responses. A list of the conference participants is appended. (EM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Consumer Affairs, Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.