ERIC Number: ED228531
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Keeping the Business Records. PACE Revised. Level 3. Unit 15. Research & Development Series No. 240CB15.
Ashmore, M. Catherine; Pritz, Sandra G.
This individualized, competency-based unit on keeping business records, the 15th 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. Six competencies are dealt with in this instructional unit, including (1) determining who will keep the books for the business and how they will be maintained; (2) describing double-entry bookkeeping; (3) selecting the types of journals and ledgers that one will use in one's business; (4) identifying the types of records one will use in one's business to record sales, cash receipts, cash disbursements, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, petty cash, inventory, budgets, and other items; (5) evaluating one's business records; and (6) identifying how a microcomputer can by used to keep business records. 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, Bookkeeping, Business Administration, Business Education, Career Choice, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Entrepreneurship, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Microcomputers, Money Management, Postsecondary Education, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), 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.