ERIC Number: ED314561
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Entrepreneur Program. COM-LINK. Competency Based Vocational Curricula with Basic Skills and Academic Linkages.
De Maria, Richard
This competency-based module uses the Ocean County (New Jersey) Vocational-Technical Schools curriculum-infused model for infusing basic skills instruction into vocational education. The document consists of matrices that describe the relationship of vocational skills to basic communication, mathematics, and science skills within the entrepreneur program. These pages are organized by instructional unit and the topics within them. For each topic and associated task(s) are listed the theories and the communication, math, and science skills covered. Also listed are the expected student outcomes. The 16 units are: being a small business owner; planning a small business; setting up a small business; choosing a location; getting money to start a business; being in charge; organizing the work; buying and keeping track of goods and supplies; setting prices; advertising and selling; keeping financial records of revenues and expenses; making sure you have enough cash; keeping your profits high; keeping your business successful; and taxes and insurance; the final exam is attached. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Accounting, Basic Skills, Business Administration Education, Business Education, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Entrepreneurship, Integrated Curriculum, Mathematics Skills, Merchandising, Money Management, Recordkeeping, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Small Businesses
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Ocean County Vocational Technical School, Toms River, NJ.
Note: For related documents, see CE 053 146-174.