ERIC Number: ED478127
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
The Business Education Profession: Principles and Practices.
Stitt-Gohdes, Wanda L.
This monograph provides a framework or foundation for business teacher education. Chapter 1 is an overview and historical perspective of business education that traces the roots of the profession and significant milestones on the path leading to business education today. Chapter 2 discusses administration of business education, including a variety of delivery systems. Other topics are student organizations, related work experience, advisory committees, and program evaluation. Chapter 3 addresses the planning for instruction that is critical for effective instruction, since good learning and student achievement happen when a well-developed plan is implemented. It focuses on these four key aspects in effective planning for instruction: learning theory, factors to consider in planning for instruction, establishing and sequencing objectives, and selecting appropriate assessment strategies. Chapter 4 discusses a variety of instructional strategies. Chapter 5 provides a variety of assessment strategies and examples. Chapter 6 presents specific teaching strategies for these courses commonly included in business education programs in grades 6-12: keyboarding, computer applications software, accounting, basic business, marketing, and information technology. Samples and examples follow some chapters. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Computer Use, Delivery Systems, Educational Administration, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Development, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Theories, Marketing Education, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Student Organizations, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Delta Pi Epsilon, P.O. Box 4340, Little Rock, AR 72214 ($20). Web site: http://www.dpe.org/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Delta Pi Epsilon Society, Little Rock, AR.