ERIC Number: ED167794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Business Education. Curriculum Interim Guide, 1977.
Dunster, Stan; And Others
A business education curriculum guide is presented for teachers of secondary school students who wish a general economic education or an introduction to vocational business training. Following a brief introduction, the second of fifteen sections focuses on the theme of career awareness and personal development. Section 3 explains terms such as goal, learning outcome, and area. The fourth section reviews eight business education goals; for example, the first goal is to help students develop a positive feeling of self-worth. Section 5 charts twenty-one courses by title, designation, grade, prerequisite, and intent. An example of a teacher created integrated course is provided in section 7. Section 8 contains a suggested course grid by enrollment size and partial or complete curriculum. The section following recommends course time allotments. Section 10 offers a continuous progress program example. Student evaluation examples are given in section 11, and resource utilization and examples are suggested in the next two sections. Learning outcomes, listed in section 14, are included for accounting, business communications, career skills, data processing, and other study areas. In the final section, intent, content, learning outcomes, prescribed/supplementary materials, and suggested equipment and facilities are given for seven courses by grade level. The appendix contains a program development model. (CSS)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Communication, Business Education, Business Skills, Career Awareness, Course Organization, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Data Processing, Economics, Educational Objectives, Individual Development, Information Systems, Job Skills, Marketing, Office Machines, Office Management, Office Occupations Education, Office Practice, Program Development, Secondary Education, Shorthand, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Typewriting
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Curriculum Development Branch.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to reproducibility problems