ERIC Number: ED413425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Multi-Media and Technology Tools: Curriculum and Activities for Idaho Business Teachers.
Yopp, Marty; Kitchel, K. Allen; Allen, Tacey
This guide contains information, curriculum, and activities that provide business teachers with a tool for using the World Wide Web, multimedia, and technology to enhance their programs. The opening sections contain the following: computer use policy, multimedia fact sheet, tips on using Netscape Navigator, directory of educational resources on the Internet, downloading information, and information to access keyboarding and accounting shareware. The next 11 sections contain activities in these areas: education trends and issues; economic indicators; consumerism; communication; resume tips; laws; legislative issues; job search; entrepreneurship; business search; stock exchanges; Chicago Board of Trade; New York Stock Exchange News; stocks; business travel; SAP (Systems, Applications, and Products in data processing) software supply; office furniture; human resources; management; selling; Internet; technological issues; and telecommunications: technology. Each activity has some or all of these components: purpose, time required, directions, steps for using the Internet, and handouts. The next section provides information on Virtual Economics, a CD-ROM designed to give teachers the resources they need to help students at all grade levels understand the economy and develop basic decision making skills while learning to use interactive, multimedia technology that promotes higher-level learning. Contents include framework questions to give teachers a refresher on economic concepts or to use with students and extended activities. The final section provides information on PowerPoint presentation software for creating and presenting slides. (YLB)
Descriptors: Business Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Economics, Economics Education, Educational Technology, Internet, Learning Activities, Multimedia Instruction, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides
University of Idaho Curriculum Center, ED 209, Moscow, ID 83844-3083; World Wide Web: http://www.uidaho.edu/ed/economics/ ($7).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Idaho State Div. of Vocational Education, Boise.
Authoring Institution: Idaho Univ., Moscow. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho