ERIC Number: ED279835
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Personal Development for Home and Community Services. Student Material.
Sharpton, James L.
These student learning materials deal with various life skills vital to personal development. The following topics are covered in the individual units: human relations (personality traits, employer expectations, human relations situations, and job attitudes); techniques for securing a job (locating employment opportunities and developing job search skills); time management (developing a time plan and analyzing effective use of time); personal income management (factors involved in money management, steps in making a satisfying decision, and procedures for evaluating personal money management); banking procedures (writing checks, reconciling a bank statement, and selecting appropriate banking services for personal needs); obtaining and using credit and loans (evaluating credit and loan situations and applying for credit); and risk management (evaluating insurance coverage and determining insurance needs). A variety of learning materials is provided, including unit and specific objectives, information sheets, assignment sheets, and unit tests. (MN)
Descriptors: Banking, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Consumer Education, Credit (Finance), Daily Living Skills, Decision Making, Home Economics, Human Relations, Individual Development, Insurance, Job Search Methods, Learning Activities, Money Management, Risk, Secondary Education, Self Actualization, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Time Management
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.