ERIC Number: ED159374
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Free Enterprise in the Office Occupations Education Curriculum.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.
This booklet presents in eight sections competencies, content areas, learning activities, and resources intended to serve as examples of strategies for incorporating free enterprise education in the office occupations education curriculum. Section 1 includes the rationale for studying free enterprise and describes the format and procedures of this guide. Section 2 identifies thirty-one competencies covered in this study of the free enterprise economic system in the United States. Section 3 provides a topical outline of the course contents. Ten general learning activities are listed in section 4. In section 5, descriptions of strategies are presented for incorporating free enterprise education in the following courses: Accounting I and II; Business Law; Business Principles and Management; Business Mathematics; and Introduction to Business. For each of the specific courses, suggested topic areas for incorporation, competencies to be acquired by the students, content outline components, and suggested resources are identified. In addition, suggested learning activities and course-related resources are indicated. Sections 6-8 contain simulations and games for enriching the learning experiences of the students; printed resource materials and addresses; and audio-visual aids and additional printed resources. (BM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.