ERIC Number: ED238838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Personal and Family Financial Planning and the Teacher Education Program.
Murphy, Patricia D.
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which personal and family financial planning (PFFP) is taught and/or included in the teacher education programs of institutions affiliated with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Information was sought on the reasons for offering PFFP, where it was located in the teacher education program, and how it was included. Of the 436 member institutions responding, 76 indicated that PFFP was part of the program. This report is limited to information provided by these institutions. Results are reported in clusters to give a picture of the way these institutions offer PFFP, and provide data on: (1) extent of inclusion of PFFP; (2) reasons for including PFFP; (3) location of PFFP in the program; and (4) PFFP as a separate course or unit within a course. A profile is drawn of programs that require PFFP. It is concluded that little PFFP is included in teacher preparation programs other than in home economics education, and that the majority of PFFP programs are offered in the state of Oregon. The second most likely location of PFFP in a teacher education program was in business education, followed by elementary education. The survey instrument and cover letter are appended. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.; American Council of Life Insurance, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A