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ERIC Number: ED310030
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Dec
Pages: 139
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Economic Education in the Precollege Setting: Proceedings of the Towbes Conference (Santa Barbara, California, August 10-13, 1988).
Reason Foundation, Santa Monica, CA.
This collection of 23 papers delivered by a diverse array of participants at a conference on elementary/secondary economics instruction reflects a concern that U.S. students have limited understanding of how or why the U.S. economy operates the way it does. The papers included are: "Economic Education: Leading the Way to Educational Reform" (M. MacDowell); "The State of Economic Literacy in the Schools" (W. Walstad); "Economic Education for the Twenty-First Century: The California Model" (R. Harris); "Implementing Mandates in Economics: A Model and Diagnostic Protocol for Teacher Training" (M. Kourilsky, J. Bruno); "What is High School Economics? The Teachers' Perspective (J. Soper; W. Walstad); "What Can Be Taught in High School Economics Courses?" (P. Heyne); "Is the Curriculum Relevant to the High School Student? (G. Austin); "Economics and the Young Adolescent Learner" (R. Banaszak); "At-Risk Students and Economic Education: Criteria for Evaluation" (J. Brenneke); "Teaching Business Ethics to High School Students" (K. Horn); "Using the Print Media to Teach Economics" (V. Postrel); "Economics and Entrepreneurship Education in the Elementary Grades" (F. Rushing); "Integrating Entrepreneurship in the Secondary Curriculum: Economics and Other Courses" (C. Kent); "The Teaching of Entrepreneurship to Disadvantaged Youth" (S. Mariotti); "The Past, Present and Future in Teacher Education: Economic Education as a Model" (J. O'Neill); "Economic Education in Speech and Debate: Current and Historical Public Policy Debates as Teaching Tools" (G. Rehmke); "Demystifying Economic Education through Partnerships" (P. Harder); "The Role of Business in Economic Education: Old Problems; New Hopes" (A. Finizza); "Obtaining Fund-Raising Partners from the Corporate Sector for Economic Education" (D. Jones); "A Model Partnership Program" (M. Scopatz); "Comparative Economic Systems: Teaching through Overseas Travel" (L. Reed); "ESOP: Employee Economic Education Tool" (W. Peterson); and "Economics is Human Action" (B. Greaves). (PPB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Towbes Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA.
Authoring Institution: Reason Foundation, Santa Monica, CA.