ERIC Number: ED411449
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Class Acts: Activities and Games for the Business Classroom.
Villee, Pat A. Gallo; Kaser, Kenneth J.
This collection of 30 business classroom activities is designed to help students become active thinkers and doers. It provides a variety of ways for reinforcing concepts, practicing problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, and having fun. This manual provides an objective, instructions, and a material list for each activity. Several activities include master handout sheets that can be copied for student use. Skills that can be developed by use of the activities include the following: filing rules and sources of information; concepts, quick answers, and spelling; vocabulary for business; business writing; account categories; food facts; humor; decision-making skills; teamwork; keyboarding; mathematics review; common communication problems; costs and calculations; foreign exchange rates; job search techniques; risk taking; helping new students bond; develop creativity; product design and pricing; quick response and oral presentation; careful analysis; listening skills; values clarification; and becoming familiar with countries and companies. (KC)
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Skills, Classroom Techniques, Educational Games, Higher Education, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
National Business Education Association, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1596.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Business Education Association, Reston, Va.