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ERIC Number: ED160773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 121
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Doing Book. An Experiential Approach to Consumer Education.
Bliss, Tamara; And Others
This manual presents an experiential methodology for teaching consumer affairs. It is intended primarily as a resource for consumer education teachers and group leaders. Part 1 of the book introduces a philosophy of education and presents a description of the teaching method. The method involves the use of small groups and techniques such as brainstorming and role playing. Also included in part 1 is a chapter on planning consumer education programs. Part 2 contains twenty-two structured exercises designed to address the following consumer topics: values and financial goals; budgeting and money management; wise shopping; credit and consumer protection laws; the businessman and consumer; rights and responsibilities; and seeking help with consumer problems. For the group leader, each exercise is presented with directions and suggestions in the following format: goals, group size, time required, materials utilized, physical setting, process, and tips for the leader. (CSS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Middlesex Community Coll., Bedford, MA. Consumer Resource Center.