ERIC Number: ED412171
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Recent Trends in Economic Education. ERIC Digest.
Nelson, Lynn R.
The recent trends in economic education reflect the perennial issues regarding economics education. Trends identified include: (1) economics and citizenship education; (2) economic education in Russia and Eastern Europe; (3) the global economy; (4) content standards; and (5) use of computer technology in economic education. The Digest concludes that serious dialogue regarding the relationship among economic systems, democratic governments, and civic education bodes well for the future of economics in the core of democratic citizenship education. Contains 13 references. (EH)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Democracy, Economics, Economics Education, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Secondary Education, Social Studies
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Europe; Russia; South America