ERIC Number: ED315589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
International Trade Curriculum. A Joint Vocational Education Curriculum Project of Alaska, Oregon & Washington.
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Technical Education.
This document is intended to help instructors and administrators develop secondary and postsecondary instructional programs on international trade that are based on competencies identified as those needed in international business by companies in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. The first section introduces competency-based curriculum and includes a discussion of student performance assessment; curriculum delivery systems; the role of the instructor in curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation; and the benefits of competency-based curriculum. The second section contains a chart that shows the scope of the competencies, including those for appropriate background preparation, for a core curriculum in international trade, and for specialized or advanced courses in the areas of trade documentation, entrepreneurship, and advanced international trade. The third section contains course descriptions intended to provide a conceptual framework for the design and implementation of a program in international trade. Section 4 contains the competencies and tasks associated with each of the following areas: state and regional profiles, world profile, import and export basics, international trade, international marketing and transportation, international finance, laws and regulations, communications, entrepreneurship, trade documentation, and employability skills. Section 5 provides a list of competencies by course offering. Section 6 contains a sample skills card, which is an example of an instrument for evaluating student performance. Section 7 consists of a comprehensive list of resources organized by media type and providing addresses and phone numbers of each source. (CML)
Descriptors: Business, Competency Based Education, Educational Objectives, Entrepreneurship, International Trade, International Trade Vocabulary, Monetary Systems, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Sales, Div. of Vocational Technical Education, Oregon Dept. of Education, 700 Pringle Pkwy., SE, Salem, OR 97310-0290 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Technical Education.