ERIC Number: ED373240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Business Opportunities. Unit 3. Level 3. Instructor Guide. PACE: Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship. Third Edition. Research & Development Series No. 303-3.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This instructor guide for a unit on business opportunities 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 3 of learning--starting and managing one's own 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's 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: market, demographic, and lifestyle trends in the United States; changes in business and industry in the United States; effects of the environmental impact on business opportunities; geographic areas offering the greatest business opportunities; the future of the U.S. economy and high growth in service industries and retailing; market research techniques for evaluating new business opportunities; and creative business opportunities. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Competency Based Education, Decision Making, Economic Change, Economic Climate, Economic Opportunities, Emerging Occupations, Employment Opportunities, Entrepreneurship, Futures (of Society), Learning Activities, Postsecondary Education, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Trend Analysis
Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (order no. RD303-03 IG, instructor guide $4.50; RD303-03 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.