ERIC Number: ED373197
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Nature of Small Business. Unit 2. Level 1. Instructor Guide. PACE: Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship. Third Edition. Research & Development Series No. 301-02.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This instructor guide for a unit on small business in the PACE (Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship) curriculum includes the full text of the student module and lesson plans, instructional suggestions, and other teacher resources. The competencies that are incorporated into this module are at Level 1 of learning--understanding the creation and operation of a business. Included in the instructor's guide are the following: unit objectives, guidelines for using PACE, lists of teaching suggestions for each unit objective/subobjective, model assessment responses, and overview of the three levels of the PACE program. The following materials are contained in the student guide: activities to be completed in preparation for the unit, unit objectives, student reading materials, individual and group learning activities, case study, discussion questions, assessment questions, and references. Among the topics discussed in the unit are the following: small business' role in history, the Small Business Administration's definition of small business, small business' place in society and the economy, effects of competition on small business, effects of the law of supply and demand on small business and profit, the importance of the profit motive and small business in the world economy, major factors contributing to small business success, and types of small businesses. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competency Based Education, Competition, Economic Factors, Entrepreneurship, Free Enterprise System, Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Student Evaluation, Success, Supply and Demand, Teaching Guides
Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (order no. RD301-02 IG, instructor guide $4.50; RD301-02 M, student module, $3; student module sets, level 1--RD301M, level 2--RD302M, level 3--RD303M, $45 each; instructor guide sets, level 1--RD301G, level 2--RD302G, level 3--RD303G, $75 each; 3 levels and resource guide, RD300G, $175).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.