ERIC Number: ED253676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Food Distribution. The Supermarket Entry Occupations.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.
This guide is designed to assist the coordinator of the Marketing and Distributive Education Cooperative Education Program in improving and expanding the instructional activities needed to prepare individuals to function in the food industry's entry-level jobs. The instructional material provides information about what is expected of a student trainee in the supermarket. An introduction contains an outline for promoting classroom discussion of the history and development of the supermarket. Information on a supermarket career and store organization plan are included, as well as a list of suggested learning activities. The function and features of packaging are outlined and activities are listed regarding truth in packaging. Outlines and learning activities are presented for studying supermarket layout. The appendixes include pretests, posttests, and test answers for the instructional units on the bagger, checker/cashier, stockperson, and meat trainee positions; a chart on unit pricing; a witness form; training plans for the instructional units; a list of resources; a bibliography; and transparency masters. The bagger, checker/cashier, stockperson, and meat trainee instructional units are included. For each instructional unit, some or all of the following are included: an introduction, directions for using the unit, a list of prerequisites, a list of objectives, informative material, learning activities, alternate activities, and self-checks with answers. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.