ERIC Number: ED465013
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Journal of Business and Training Education, 1999.
Redmann, Donna H., Ed.
Journal of Business and Training Education, v8 Fall 1999
This issue contains eight articles on a wide variety of topics in business and training education. "Ethics and beyond: Enhancing Communication and Critical Thinking Skills through Ethics Instruction" (Sandra A. Howard) offers strategies for incorporating ethics instruction in the business curriculum that can also enhance students' communication and critical thinking skills. "Corporate Information Systems Security: Experience and Concerns" (Heidi R. Perreault and Nancy K. Keith) discusses findings from a survey of "Fortune 1000" firms on computer-related security issues. "Writing Self-Efficacy and Writing Apprehension: Do They Affect the Performance of Students in Written Business Communication?" (Zane K. Quible) examines the effects of writing self-efficacy and writing apprehension on writing performance. "Teaching Information Technology (IT) in a Business Classroom: Perspectives for the 21st Century" (Timothy R. Kayworth) uses Porter's 5-force model of competition to provide perspectives on the role of IT and its implication for classroom instruction. "Auctions, Agents, and Consumer Advocacy: Electronic Commerce Issues for Business Curricula" (Jo Ann Oravec) explores modes through which electronic commerce advances can be introduced into business classrooms. "Recycling Perceptions and Practices of Office Employees" (Melody W. Alexander) reports statistically significant differences between recycling practices and company size. "Relationship of Locus of Control to Teachers' Attitudes toward Annual Performance Evaluation" (Larry Bennett and Helen C. Hall) reports teachers viewed the annual evaluation's usefulness for professional development and advancement as limited and not very helpful in improving classroom teaching. "International Business, Nebraska Style: Foreign Language and Business Education Teachers Model Curriculum Integration" (Bonnie J. Sibert) identifies models being used by business teachers to integrate complementary international business learning into any business education course. (Individual articles contain references.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Correspondence, Business Education, Communication Skills, Competition, Computer Security, Conservation (Environment), Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Critical Thinking, Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Information Systems, Information Technology, Instruction, Integrated Curriculum, International Trade, Locus of Control, Performance Based Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Recycling, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Evaluation, Writing Apprehension
Journal of Business and Training Education, School of Vocational Education, Louisiana State University, 142 Old Forestry Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-5477 (annual subscription: non-LABE members, institutions, and libraries, $10). Tel: 225-578-5748; Fax: 225-578-5755.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Louisiana Association of Business Educators.
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Univ. and A and M Coll. System, Baton Rouge. School of Vocational Education.