ERIC Number: ED228525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Dealing with Legal Issues. PACE Revised. Level 3. Unit 9. Research & Development Series No. 240CB9.
Ashmore, M. Catherine; Pritz, Sandra G.
This individualized, competency-based unit on dealing with legal issues, the ninth of 18 modules, is on the third level of the revised Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship (PACE). Intended for the advanced secondary and postsecondary levels and for adults wanting training or retraining, this unit, together with the other materials at this level, emphasizes the actual application of a business plan. Five competencies are dealt with in this instructional unit, including (1) determining one's need for legal assistance, (2) selecting the provisions that one desires in a lease, (3) preparing sales contracts (such as credit sales or long-term sales) that may be utilized in one's business, (4) evaluating contracts, and (5) determining one's needs for protection of ideas and inventions. Materials provided include objectives, preparation information, an overview, content (with questions in margins that guide the students' reading), activities, assessment forms, and notes and sources. The unit requires using approximately 3 hours of class time. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Business Education, Career Choice, Competency Based Education, Contracts, Entrepreneurship, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Legal Aid, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Postsecondary Education, Retraining, Small Businesses, Units of Study
National Center Publications, Box F, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210 (Complete set--$120.00; individual levels--$45.00 each; instructors' guides--$14.50 each; resource guide--$7.95; module sets--$35.00 each level; individual modules--$2.50 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.