ERIC Number: ED325712
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Consumer Education. Performance Objectives and Criterion-Referenced Test Items.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
To assist instructors in implementing Missouri's Vocational Instructional Management System into the Consumer Education semester course, this guide sets forth the competencies that were derived from the duties and tasks of the Missouri homemaker and identified and validated by home economics teachers and subject matter specialists. A minimum of two performance objectives per competency are provided. The objectives were developed and validated for the competency by instructors with expertise in the area of consumer education. For each competency one criterion-referenced test item is also provided. Competencies are presented in 14 duty areas: making informed choices; managing family income; meeting personal grooming and clothing needs; meeting transportation needs; meeting housing needs; furnishing and maintaining a home; arranging for professional services; conserving resources; obtaining financial assistance; planning for the future; recognizing the citizen's role in our economy; recognizing careers in consumer education; identifying types of small businesses; and developing leadership through Future Homemakers of America. A list of 15 resources is provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Conservation (Environment), Consumer Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Entrepreneurship, Home Economics, Home Management, Leadership, Money Management, Occupational Home Economics, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Test Items
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (order no. 40-3109-E: $21.70).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: For related documents, see ED 318 855-858 and CE 056 301-305.