ERIC Number: ED165012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Be a Smart Consumer.
DiPaola, Elizabeth Ann
This book was prepared especially for the students of the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf as a one-year course in consumer education. The purpose of the book is to provide students with necessary information and skills to make wise decisions as consumers in the areas of realizing consumer values and goals; evaluating advertising; managing money to purchase food, clothing, shelter, and transportation; using labels; understanding taxes and laws; and using banks and credit. Each unit contains objectives, vocabulary words used in that section, and reading matter with illustrations. Review questions and supplementary activities are presented at the conclusion of lessons. The book contains a glossary for review of vocabulary words. (CT)
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Credit (Finance), Curriculum Guides, Deafness, Decision Making Skills, Educational Objectives, Financial Services, Learning Activities, Legal Education, Merchandise Information, Money Management, Program Content, Purchasing, Taxes, Vocabulary
New Jersey Vocational-Technical Curriculum Laboratory, Building 4103, Kilmer Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 ($6.50, plus postage)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf, West Trenton, NJ.; Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Curriculum Lab.