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Lundstrom, Ulf; Holm, Ann-Sofie – Policy Futures in Education, 2011
The development and expansion of market solutions is one of the most important changes in Swedish education in the last 30 years. The aim of the article is to describe and analyse how students and staff in upper secondary schools perceive the impact of market competition on teachers' work. Three groups of actors in two Swedish regions were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Educational Change, Secondary Education
McEneaney, Elizabeth H.; Nieswandt, Martina – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2006
Organisational ecology and world cultural perspectives are used to analyse the struggle of the former East German textbook publisher Volk und Wissen after reunification. We argue that the normative expectations of Western Germany with respect to instructional materials clearly emulate world cultural principles, and so Volk und Wissen's transition…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Publishing Industry, Textbook Publication
Ruhland, Sheila K. – 1994
The evaluation process provides valuable information so that practitioners may share and benchmark their efforts to improve and enhance the quality of the educational reform initiative called tech prep. Evaluation should be part of every phase of a tech prep initiative, from needs assessment to completion. A tech prep program is typically at one…
Descriptors: Accountability, Cost Effectiveness, Decision Making, Educational Change
Stone, James R., III – 1984
This study was conducted to explore the relationship between participation in secondary marketing and distributive education (MDE) and economic attainment after high school. Specifically, the study sought to develop a model of economic attainment, i.e., job status attainment, unemployment, and wages for secondary MDE students. The study used the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Cooperative Education, Distributive Education
Mertens, Donna M.; Gardner, John A. – 1982
The Younger Adult Worker (YAW) study examined the systematic long-term relationship between exposure to vocational education and various indices of educational and employment outcomes. A telephone survey of 1539 young adults between the ages of 20 and 34 supplemented information from the l966-78 National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Market…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Educational Experience
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Meyer, Earl C.; Neuman, Dianna – Journal of Vocational Education Research, 1988
Effects of a commercial self-improvement program on the self-concept, human relations skills, and work attitude of marketing education students were examined. Results of the study indicated that the program was effective in improving human relations skills and work attitude. No significant gain in self-concept was evident. (Author/CH)
Descriptors: Business Education, Cooperative Education, Interaction, Marketing
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. – 1984
This teacher's guide is designed for use in a one-semester course to provide marketing and distributive education students with the skills necessary to open a marketing business. Included in the guide are a task list, a suggested teaching sequence, and a series of nine instructional units. The following topics are addressed in the individual…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Responsibility
Davis, Rodney E.; Wray, Ralph D. – 1991
The perceived needs for inservice education of secondary marketing education teachers in Illinois and Indiana were compared. In addition, three variables were tested to determine if they had a significant influence on perceived needs: gender, educational background (bachelor's versus master's degree), and socioeconomic status of the students…
Descriptors: Distributive Education, Distributive Education Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Marketing
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Strachan, Jane – Journal of Educational Administration, 1999
Uses a qualitative, feminist, case-study methodology to research the feminist leadership of three women secondary principals in New Zealand. Being student-focused was central to feminist educational leaders' practice within a neoliberal context demanding increased financial, accountability, and marketing responsibilities. They prevailed by working…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Case Studies, Context Effect, Faculty Workload
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment. – 1994
This instructor guide for a unit on marketing analysis in the PACE (Program for Acquiring Competence in Entrepreneurship) curriculum includes the full text of the student module and lesson plans, instructional suggestions, and other teacher resources. The competencies that are incorporated into this module are at Level 3 of learning--starting and…
Descriptors: Administrators, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Business Education
Holt, Nancy; And Others – 1979
Ten units on the basic knowledge and skills needed to manage a small business are provided in this curriculum guide designed for use with secondary and postsecondary students. Unit topics include forms of businesses, marketing, location, systems and records, promotion, pricing, human relations, financing a business, and effects of business…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Education, Business Skills, Case Studies
Bourque, Janet; And Others – 1983
This curriculum is designed to serve as a guide for use by teachers conducting a course in crafts sewing as a business. Covered in the individual units of the course are the following topics: business skills (law, finance, insurance, and computer use); psychology and ethics (the effect of business on home and family, and ethical and effective…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Skills, Craft Workers, Entrepreneurship
Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville. – 1978
This guide for instruction in the basics of entrepreneurship is intended for use in adult education programs, and secondary and postsecondary business education programs. It can be used as integrative material for all vocational-technical programs as well, since it provides a beginning point for those who are interested in self-employment and for…
Descriptors: Administration, Adult Education, Business Cycles, Business Education
Caton, Albert, Ed.; And Others – 1984
This booklet contains the second in a series of three interdisciplinary units which focus specifically on the Pacific Ocean and its surrounding countries. The unit, intended primarily for lower to middle secondary level, consists of readings and interdisciplinary activities (science, art, social studies, English, and home economics) presented in…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Elementary School Science, Food, Interdisciplinary Approach
Stallings, Patricia, Ed. – 1999
This document contains 21 presentations from a conference on business and marketing education. The following papers are included: "Business and Marketing Education: In Tune with the Times" (Clarice P. Brantley); "Portfolio Assessment--A Sure Winner" (Ann Bullock); "The Effect of the Year 2000 on Web Page Maintenance"…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Business Communication, Business Education, Classroom Techniques
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