ERIC Number: ED261213
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Competency-Based Curriculum Guide for Introduction to Business. Grades 9-12. Bulletin No. 1729.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education.
This curriculum guide is intended to assist business teachers in enabling students to develop consumer-business and socioeconomic competencies necessary for success in this competitive free enterprise system. Introductory materials include suggested teacher activities. Materials for 12 units are provided. Each unit contains these components: time element, rationale, general performance objective(s)/goal(s), specific performance objective(s) and mastery criteria, content outline, listings of required and supplementary teaching-learning activities, and a vocabulary list. Topics include the nature of business in the American economic system; responsibilities of citizenship; relationship among government, business, and labor; the consumer in the American economic system; role and function of financial institutions; personal money management; savings and investment; wise use of credit; insurance as a means of protection; the computer and the individual; and career planning. Lists of resources include books, catalogs, audiovisual materials, and publications. (YLB)
Descriptors: Banking, Behavioral Objectives, Business Correspondence, Business Education, Career Planning, Citizenship Responsibility, Communications, Computers, Consumer Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Credit (Finance), Economics, High Schools, Insurance, Investment, Learning Activities, Money Management, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Transportation, Vocabulary
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education.