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6-12 Education College & Career

Insurance Operations

By: Kathy Stokes
ISBN: 978-1-60525-774-7
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2013
Subject: Finance
Description
Insurance Operations provides students with an overview of the industry in addition to its products and career opportunities. While building the skills needed to be financially capable, students also learn about the way insurance companies operate and the laws and regulations governing their actions.
  • Students participating in Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) benefit from the included Event Prep activities.
  • The Careers in Finance feature highlights employment opportunities in the Insurance Services Pathway of the Finance Career Cluster.
  • Activities support college and career standards for reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
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Text 320 978-1-60525-774-7 $88.00
Insurance Operations provides students with an overview of the industry in addition to its products and career opportunities. While building the skills needed to be financially capable, students also learn about the way insurance companies operate and the laws and regulations governing their actions.
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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 320 978-1-60525-888-1 $88.00
The Online Text six-year classroom subscription allows online access, in school or at home, for six consecutive years. A classroom subscription is for a shared group of students, and requires a purchase of a class set with the total pricing based on the number of users who require access.

The Online Text provides fast, page-at-a-time viewing from any browser-based device including iPads®, netbooks, PCs, and Mac computers. Features of the Online Text include:
  • Exact page reproduction, including figures and formulas
  • Linked table of contents
  • Search capabilities to find specific topics
  • Full text search with relevancy ranking to quickly locate passages of interest
  • The ability to quickly jump to specific pages
  • Full screen reading mode with zoom capabilities
  • Permission to print selected pages for offline reading
Bundle (Text + Online Text 6yr. Classroom Subscription, min. 15) 320 978-1-61960-067-6 $120.00
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Workbook 978-1-60525-776-1 $24.00
Designed to help students review content, apply knowledge, and develop critical-thinking skills. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Annotated Workbook 978-1-60525-904-8 $80.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-775-4 $260.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. A basic overview of how to teach Insurance Operations, including guides to assessment, student performance, and curriculum sequencing.
  • Chapter Resources. Term definitions and answers to Checkpoint, Review Your Knowledge, and Apply Your Knowledge questions in PDF format that you can view and print from your computer. Reproducile masters with QR codes for each chapter are also provided.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily lesson plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • National Standards. Easy-to-read guides to the Correlations of National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education and the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
  • Annotated Workbook. A PDF of the Instructor's Annotated Workbook provides answers to student workbook activities.


System Requirements
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Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 500 test questions 978-1-60525-777-8 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This CD includes 17 test banks with a total of 500 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.5.8 or OS® 10.6.4; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
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Table of Contents

Unit 1: The World of Insurance
1. Basics of Insurance
2. Property and Casualty Insurance for Homes and Businesses
3. Property and Casualty Insurance on Land, Sea, and Air
4. Health Insurance
5. Disability, Long-Term Care, and Life Insurance
6. Additional Types of Insurance
Unit 2: Social Insurance
7. Worker Protections
8. Public Health Insurance Programs
9. Social Security
Unit 3: Nature of the Industry
10. Nature of the Insurance Industry
11. How Insurance Companies Make Money
12. State Regulation of Insurance
13. Federal Insurance Industry Regulations
14. Legal Principles
15. Ethics and Social Responsibility
Unit 4: Careers
16. Roles and Responsibilities
17. Benefits of a Career in the Insurance Industry
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Chapter 10 (PDF, 1.48 MB)
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Correlations
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Comprehensive Standard (PDF, 162 KB)
South Carolina
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Insurance (PDF, 521 KB)
Texas
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Insurance Operations (PDF, 367 KB)
About the Author(s)

Kathy Stokes - is a communication consultant for businesses and nonprofits. She has deep background in retirement income security and financial education. Kathy has worked on these and related issues with AARP, The American Savings Education Council, the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the MetLife Mature Market Institute, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement, and other organizations. She holds a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Pittsburgh and a master's degree in American Government from the Johns Hopkins University. Prior to launching her own firm in 2006, Kathy was on the founding team of the Brookings Institution's Retirement Security Project. She first entered the retirement policy arena in 1993 with the Employee Benefit Research Institute. While at EBRI, Kathy served as the first executive director of the American Savings Education Council, a coalition aimed at promoting retirement planning and saving.