ERIC Number: ED195805
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Buying and Pricing: Instructor Material. Curriculum: Distributive Education.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
This secondary distributive education performance-based instructional unit on buying and pricing contains thirteen lesson plans, each based on a fifty-five minute period. Among the topics covered are the following: (1) the importance of analysing the customers' demands for merchandise before planning what and when to buy, (2) questions about consumers' needs that must be answered before a buyer can purchase intelligently for consumers, (3) different methods available for purchasing for a small or large business, (4) methods which may be used to keep track of profitable sources of supply, (5) factors considered by the buyer in determining the retail price on a given product or service, and (6) the legal restrictions placed on pricing by the Fair Trade Acts and the Unfair Sales Practices Act. Each lesson plan includes most of the following elements: information sheets, assignment sheets, transparency masters, key and answer sheets, and teacher reference sheets. A list of terminal and enabling objectives and a pre-assessment instrument and key precede the lesson plans. Optional activities, a bibliography, a post-assessment instrument, and key and unit evaluation are included at the end of the unit. (LRA)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Distributive Education, Instructional Materials, Marketing, Merchandising, Purchasing, Retailing, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri--Columbia, 10 Industrial Education Building, Columbia, MO 65201 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: For related documents see CE 027 522-524.