ERIC Number: ED356330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
South Carolina Guide for Consumer Education I & II.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Occupational Education.
This guide is designed to provide job-relevant tasks, performance objectives, performance guides, resources, teaching activities, and instructional resources for teaching consumer education I and II in South Carolina. It may be used with any teaching method selected by the instructor. Consumer Education I contains four units: demonstrate understanding of consumer's role in the economic system, make financial decisions, manage family income, and behave responsibly in the marketplace. Consumer Education II is divided into eight units: show comprehension of resource management in financing a home, manage the transportation dollar, apply management process in purchasing health insurance, identify types of income insurance plans available to wage earners, apply management process in planning savings and investments, demonstrate understanding of how a will contributes to family security, demonstrate understanding of factors involved in funeral planning, and evaluate job opportunities in the consumer affairs area. Each unit is composed of two to nine competencies. For each competency, these components are provided: performance objective(s), performance guide(s), learning experiences, and instructional resources. Appendixes include the following: an 84-item bibliography; source list for educational media (printed); source list for films, filmstrips, and videos; source list for computer software, kits, and puzzles; 80 supplements; and 40 transparencies. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Competency Based Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Decision Making, Educational Resources, Estate Planning, Health Insurance, Home Management, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Money Management, Purchasing, Resource Allocation, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Occupational Education.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina