ERIC Number: ED163182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Consumer Skills Items. A Collection of Consumer Skills Items for State and Local Education Agencies to Draw upon in Custom-Building Their Own Consumer Skills Instruments.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This is a collection of consumer skills items for state and local education agencies to draw upon in composing consumer skills instruments. It provides items to assess seventeen-year-olds' consumer skills. The booklet contains items classified under eight major topics: behavior, contracts, economics, energy, finances, mathematics, projection, and purchases. Items classified as miscellaneous make up a ninth topic, and background questions constitute a tenth topic. There are also subtopics. For example, subtopics under behavior include advertising, decision making, and shopping. All items are assigned numbers which refer to the topic and subtopic. Most items are multiple choice. The directions for answering the exercises and two exercise examples are included. (The answer key is found in the guidebook, CE 018 181.) (CSS) Primary type of information provided by report: Assessment Instrument (Released Exercises).
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Citizenship Responsibility, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Contracts, Decision Making, Educational Assessment, Energy Conservation, Mathematics, Money Management, Publicize, Purchasing, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Test Items
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Education Statistics (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Note: For a related document see CE 018 181