ERIC Number: ED334405
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
American Council on Consumer Interests Annual Conference (37th, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 3-6, 1991). The Proceedings.
Haldeman, Virginia, Ed.
These conference proceedings include 88 presentations, workshops, and poster sessions. Topics include child support guidelines, food quality and safety, family resource management expert systems, airline deregulation, home-based employment, consumer education, Europe in the 1990s, low-reading level consumers, children as consumers, promotional strategies, recycling, insurance issues, consumer attitudes, and the Consumer Expenditure Survey microdata. Presentations with a specific education/training focus are as follows: "Effects of Children on the Single Mother's Labor Force Participation" (Xiao, Olson); "Employment Status of Wife and Service Expenditures" (Dardis et al.); "Overview of an Expert Systems Laboratory" (Hanna); "Research Opportunities in Expert Systems Development" (Burns); "Working at Home" (Walker et al.); "Homebased Work and Management Practices" and "Child Care and Homebased Employment" (Heck et al.); "Home Based Work and Family Functioning" (Owen et al.); "Consumer Economic Graduate Study in the United States" (Douthitt); "Undergraduates Doing Research in Courses" (Wang, Dolan); "National Survey on the Status of Consumer Education in U.S. Schools Grades K-12" (Glade); "Benefits of Consumer Education" (Knapp); "Gender Differences in Coping Styles" (Haldeman, Crawford); "Teaching Writing Skills and Critical Thinking in Consumer Education" (Forgue); "Stimulating Learning in Consumer Education by Practical Application of Course Concepts" (Junk); "Techniques for Evaluating Student Progress in Consumer Education" (Pritchard); "The Education of Central France" (Havlicek); "Reaching and Teaching Low Reading Level Consumers" (Lloyd); "Workplace Education for Disadvantaged Learners" (Soifer); "Consumer Talk: Development of a Canadian Low-Literacy Consumer Education Program" (Baron); "Interest in Consuming Interests of Youth: Research, Marketing, Education and Public Policy Perspectives" (Swanson); "Money Management Education...It Works" (Myer, Haldeman); "Educating Consumers to Take Control of Life and Death Health Care Decisions" (Stum); "Financial Management Literacy for American Youth" (Schuchardt et al.); and "Efficiency and Equity in the Delivery of Public Education" (Soberon-Ferrer). (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Air Transportation, Child Support, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Food, Insurance, Literacy, Merchandising, Money Management, Older Adults, Recycling, Safety
American Council on Consumer Interests, 240 Stanley Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65221.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Consumer Interests, Columbia, MO.