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ERIC Number: ED436660
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 66
Abstractor: N/A
Kemp, Rodger
This course presents basic economic concepts and explores issues such as how goods and services are produced and distributed, what affects costs and profits, and how wealth is spread around or concentrated. The course is designed to be used with students enrolled in an adult high school diploma program; course content is appropriate to meet social studies requirements. The course focuses on having students apply concepts to real life situations and analyze life situations for their relationship to the concepts presented. The course contains 10 lessons, each of which includes stories, examples, information sheets, activities, and assignments. The following 10 topics are covered: (1) exchange; (2) the marketplace; (3) market forces; (4) supply and demand; (5) market management; (6) the power of competition; (7) consumer choices; (8) what's the economy doing? Part 1; (9) what's the economy doing? Part 2; and (10) applying ideas and language from the course. (KC)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Minnesota State Dept. of Children, Youth, and Families, International Falls.
Authoring Institution: N/A