ERIC Number: ED163203
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to Instructional Resources for Consumers' Education.
Johnston, William L.; Greenspan, Nancy B.
This annotated bibliography lists 295 selected instructional references, resources, and teaching aids for consumer education. It includes a variety of both print and nonprint materials, such as films, filmstrips, multimedia kits, games and learning packages for classroom and group instruction, textbooks for all age levels, and references for both professional and general use. Priority is given to materials copyrighted 1975 or later. Each citation includes price, ordering information, a brief description, and the grade level (when appropriate). There are eleven sections: (1) comprehensive resources (which address most or all of the broad topics); (2) "landmark materials" providing a background for consumer teachers and leaders; (3) consumer issues such as advertising and energy; (4) consumer behavior and the decisionmaking process; (5) personal and family financial management information; (6) competent consumer decision making, comparison shopping, and product information; (7) human services such as consumer and individual law; (8) consumer protection; (9) curriculum guides and curriculum development resources; (10) periodicals containing product and service information, professional journals, newsletters, and trade publications; and (11) bibliographies. A topical index is included. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Media, Educational Resources, Higher Education, Human Services, Instructional Materials, Merchandise Information, Money Management, Periodicals, Resource Materials, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Office of Consumers' Education.
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