ERIC Number: ED347345
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
American Council on Consumer Interests Annual Conference (38th, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 25-28, 1992). Proceedings.
Haldeman, Virginia A., Ed.
These proceedings contain 70 papers and summaries of panel discussions and workshops. Selected titles are as follows: "Consumer Access to Health Care" (Jones); "Credit Education for the Disadvantaged Consumer" (Schuchardt et al.); "The Jouranl of Consumer Affairs" (Herrmann et al.); "The Consumer's Role in a Changing Marketplace" (Edwards); "Developing Curricula in Consumer Affairs" (Widdows); "Developing an Internship Program" (Douthitt); "CRIS (Consumer Response Information System) in Class" (Hay); "What Business Consumer Affairs Professionals Want in Graduates" (Brady); "What Consumer Economics Textbooks Say about Service Contracts" (Ackerman); "Children and Consumer Decision Making a la Carte" (Coon, Peterson); "Adoption of Financial Planning Practices by Midlife and Older Women" (FitzGerald, Foster); "Financial Freeway: A Financial Management Program for the High School" (Haldeman, Crites); "EFNEP Plus: A Money Management Calendar and Education Program for EFNEP Clientele" (McRee et al.); "A Financial Counseling Prototype: Implications for Use of Expert Systems Technology In Extension Programming" (Smith); "'It's One Day at a Time because Tomorrow's Not a Promise': An Audience Analysis for Financial Management Education" (Swanson); "Consumer Interest of Minority Market Segments and Marketplace Problems" (Snuggs); "Federal Government Promotes Minority Consumer Outreach" (Yates); "Cultural Diversity and Consumer Literacy" (Hemphill); "Value of Time in Household Work: Estimates from the NLS Data" (Duncan); "Making Consumer Education 'Green'" (Cude); "Life and Death Health Care Decisions: Legal Rights, Policy Trends, and Consumer Education Challenges" (Stum, Goebel); "Consumers Want a Government Program for Health Care" (Lipsen); "Modeling and Simulation as a Consumer Economics Research Tool" (Widdows, Widdows); "Consumer Decision Making in a Global Context" (Lusby); "Examining the Influence of Values and Lifestyles on Environmental Decisions" (Stum); "Educating and Motivating Consumers to Manage Household Waste" (Bowen); "A Call to Arms: Defending and Strengthening Consumer and Family Economics Programs in the Face of the Budget Stringencies of the 1990's" (Metzen); "Proposed Elimination of the Consumer Economics Program at the University of Maryland" (Dardis); "Teaching Consumer Affairs from a Distance" (Adams); "College Student Time Use and Formation of Human Capital" (Pritchard); "Sharing Ideas for Teaching Intermediate Consumer Economics Micro-Theory Courses" (Weagley, Joesch); "Consumer Economics Professors Should Actually Profess Something" (Garman); and "ERIC Database: Information for the Asking!" (Wagner). (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Children, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Credit (Finance), Distance Education, Environmental Influences, Extension Education, Family Health, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Health Insurance, High Schools, Higher Education, Household Workers, Human Capital, Insurance, Middle Aged Adults, Minority Groups, Money Management, Nursing Homes, Older Adults, Wastes
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.