ERIC Number: ED199545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
Consumer Education Resource Inventory. A Reference Manual for Consumer Educators.
InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.
This consumer education resource inventory contains information about the following resources available in the consumer education field: clearinghouses; data bases; resource centers; private organizations and associations; and federal, state, ano local agencies and offices. Section 1 contains program descriptions of seven clearinghouses. Each description includes a brief introduction as well as information on the audience served by the clearinghouse, content and method of dissemination, cost of the service, contact person, and available services (such as technical assistance and training services). Section 2, which deals with data bases, consists of a brief preface (discussing data base use and accessibility and how to determine if a data base covers a desired subject area) and descriptions of twenty-six data bases. Topics in each description are the same as those covered in the section on clearinghouses. Section 3 contains similar descriptions of five resource centers. Program descriptions of twenty-one private organizations are provided in section 4. Section 5 presents descriptions of the operations of three types of state and local agency offices, and section 6 includes similar descriptions of two types of federal agencies and offices. (MN)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Office of Consumers' Education.
Authoring Institution: InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.