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Foundations of Personal Finance Online Course

Foundations of Personal Finance Online Course

By: Sally R. Campbell

ISBN: 978-1-60525-368-8
Format: Online Learning
Copyright: ©2010
Subject: Finance
Grade Level: 9-14
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The new, exciting Foundations of Personal Finance Online Course combines the powerful tools of online learning with content from the market-leading textbook, Foundations of Personal Finance. Your students will easily learn from the Foundations of Personal Finance Online Course, benefiting from:
  • Interactive Online Textbook allows for individualized and customized learning. Students can select chapters and topics in the order that fits their learning style. The ability to toggle back and forth as many times as needed promotes confidence and understanding of the material that is presented. The Save My Spot feature lets students exit and enter at any point where they left off during the last study session.
  • Text-size customization enables students to control the size of the type on the screen, making the course flexible for students with varying needs.
  • Interactive Activities reinforce concepts learned in the course and help students apply what they have learned.
  • Electronic Activities make completing assignments easy. Students simply key answers into the form.
  • Interactive Drill and Practice Activities provides self-assessment opportunities so students can be confident before moving on to new content.
As a teacher, your job is hassle free and more efficient with the online course tools that include:
  • Robust Gradebook integrated within the course allows you to easily grade, track students' progress, and provide feedback. This gradebook not only saves you time, but helps your students gain feedback before they progress to new topics.
  • Assessments save you preparation time and give you the flexibility to administer chapter tests on an individual basis to meet student needs. These pre-built tests are pedagogically sound, giving you the assurance of efficient and thorough assessment.
  • Reports can be generated to measure students' progress, allowing you to assess students' needs. These reports can be printed any time.
  • Instructor's Resources include lesson plans, teacher's resources, and presentations in PowerPoint format, freeing your time to teach the course, measure progress, and interact with your students.
  • Communicate with your students via e-mail, announcements, or posting upcoming events in a course calendar making your online course convenient whether in class or at home.
  • Discussion Forums can also be created to promote class discussion and interaction.

Related Title(s)
Foundations of Personal Finance, 8th Edition

Table of Contents

Unit 1: The Economic System
  1. What is Economics?
  2. Government and the Economy
  3. Consumers in the Economy: An Overview
  4. The Global Economy

Unit 2: Managing Your Finances
  5. Making Smart Decisions
  6. Personal Finance: An Overview
  7. Income and Taxes
  8. Financial Institutions and Services
  9. Credit
10. Insurance
11. Savings
12. Investing and Estate Planning
Unit 3: Managing Your Spending
13. Smart Shopping Basics
14. Consumers in the Marketplace
15. Spending for Food
16. Clothing
17. Health and Wellness
18. Housing
19. Transportation
20. Electronics and Appliances

Unit 4: Planning for Your Future
21. Planning for Your Career
22. Entering the Work World
23. Your Role in the Environment

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About Author(s)

Sally R. Campbell - is a freelance writer and consultant in consumer economics and personal finance. She develops educational materials, including textbooks, teacher guides, curriculum guides, and student activity materials. Sally maintains an interest in young consumers and has researched the financial and employment aspects of teen parenting.

Formerly, Sally was the editor and assistant director of the Money Management Institute of Household International, a provider of consumer loans and credit. There she wrote educational materials related to money management and financial planning.

Sally holds a master's degree in education from St. Louis University and completed the Certified Financial Planning Professional Education Program of the College for Financial Planning. She taught Family and Consumer Sciences as well as consumer education in St. Louis schools.


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