ERIC Number: ED166488
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
[MATCHE: Management Approach to Teaching Consumer and Homemaking Education.] Consumer Approach Strand: Foods and Nutrition. Module I-C-5: Influences on Food Prices.
This competency-based preservice home economics teacher education module on influences on food prices is the fifth in a set of five modules on consumer education related to foods and nutrition. (This set is part of a larger series of sixty-seven modules on the Management Approach to Teaching Consumer and Homemaking Education [MATCHE]--see CE 019 901-967.) Following the module objectives and overview, two units of instruction are presented: (1) factors affecting food prices and (2) calculating actual food costs. Each unit includes the following elements: objectives, overview, narrative summary, suggested activities, and suggested resources. Also included in this module is a list of references on the evaluation of nutrient content, price, and palatability of brand names. A module pre/posttest (with answer key) concludes the document. (Workshop proceedings relating to the development of these modules are available in the ERIC system as CE 019 896-899; also available is a module on utilizing FHA-HERO as an instructional strategy to expand and strengthen the home economics instructional programs [CE 019 900].) (JH)
Descriptors: Answer Keys, Competency Based Teacher Education, Consumer Economics, Economic Factors, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Home Economics Education, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Nutrition, Performance Tests, Preservice Teacher Education, Resource Materials, Teacher Education Curriculum
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Homemaking Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Fresno. Dept. of Home Economics.; California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo. Dept. of Home Economics.