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NBEA Yearbooks


Assessment for an Evolving Business Education Curriculum
NBEA Yearbook, No. 45

To be effective, it is essential that every contemporary educator become well-versed in the practice of assessment. It is how we validate teaching and learning, and it is the foundation for dynamic, relevant curriculum design in a rapidly changing field such as business education. Among the topics addressed in this publication are: skills for assessing student progress, including technology as an assessment companion and assessment of e-learning; tools for assessing subject matter competence; and the guidance and resources for assessing program effectiveness. (201 pages)

NBEA Members $20.00
Nonmembers $40.00
Catalog No. 116.97


Meeting the Challenges of Business Education Through Innovative Programs
NBEA Yearbook, No. 44

Whether a classroom teacher, school administrator, or program supervisor, you will find the (italic) 2006 Yearbook an invaluable part of your educational experience. Business educators strive to develop high quality, innovative programs that prepare students for the demands of the contemporary technological workplace. In Meeting the Challenges of Business Education through Innovative Programs, business educators involved with programs recognized for excellence share detailed descriptions of their work in four areas: (1) preparing secondary students for the rapidly changing workplace, (2) addressing postsecondary workforce issues such as technology, international business, and alternative methods for adult learners, (3) sharing innovative aspects of teacher preparation programs such as quality of instruction, accountability, and future employment, and (4) examining alternative course delivery methods, including online and hybrid approaches.
[Edited by Stephen D. Lewis, Martha Balachandran, and Robert B. Blair, 172 pages]


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Nonmembers $40.00
Catalog No. 116.96


Communication for a Global Society
NBEA Yearbook, No. 43

Communication, the lifeblood of all business-related activities, plays a pivotal role in a global society composed of diverse individuals dispersed around the world. In our interdependent world, everyone relies on communication. This Yearbook acknowledges the importance of effective communication within a global context. Communication for a Global Society is designed to inform and to inspire business educators as they explore the many dimensions of communication in a global context.

[Edited by James Calvert Scott, Carol Blaszczynski, and Diana J. Green,249 pages]

NBEA Members $20.00
Nonmembers $40.00
Catalog No. 116.95


E-World: Virtual Learning, Collaborative Environments, and Future Technologies
NBEA Yearbook, No. 42

Business educators know that it is essential to keep pace with new developments in academic resources, teaching tools, and instructional techniques. The 2004 Yearbook provides business educators with a comprehensive guide to virtual learning, including online course design, delivery, and assessment; collaborative models for effective distance education; analysis of pivotal issues such as ethics and privacy rights; evaluation of e-commerce programs and degrees; and practical ideas for online entrepreneurial and international business curriculum.

[Edited by Doris Christopher and Susan Jaderstrom, 244 pages]

NBEA Members $20.00
Nonmembers $40.00
Catalog No. 116.94


Effective Methods of Teaching Business Education in the 21st Century
NBEA Yearbook, No. 41

Teachers in the 21st century face the challenge of keeping up-to-date on the latest methods of teaching, new technology for the classroom, current trends affecting business education programs, and new learning styles. This Yearbook contains: 1) business education perspectives; 2) instructional concepts for business education; 3) business education curriculum, including methods and resources; and 4) organizational and professional responsibilities. The 2003 NBEA Yearbook presents the latest research, teaching strategies, and suggested resources for all areas of business education.

[Edited by Martha Rader, 324 pages]

NBEA Members $20.00
Nonmembers $40.00
Catalog No. 116.93


Technology, Methodology, and Business Education
NBEA Yearbook, No. 40

Business educators often grapple with the following questions: How do students experience technology, and which technology needs can business educators meet? How does technology affect how successful business and educational relationships are built and the skills that students will use throughout their lives? What are the technology trends that business educators can or should integrate into their classrooms? This NBEA Yearbook addresses these issues in detail and includes numerous resources and student activities to supplement instruction.

[Edited by Ann M. Remp, 348 pages]

NBEA Members $15.00
Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.92


Management of the Business Classroom
NBEA Yearbook, No. 39

The phrase “management of the business classroom” encompasses a wide range of concepts. At one end of the spectrum, it involves overseeing a classroom, working with groups of students, and making decisions about learning materials. At the other end of the spectrum, it entails devising curricula, selecting instructional resources, and creating virtual classrooms. This Yearbook addresses the management of curriculum development, facilities, technology, integration activities, and the classroom to ensure that students with various talents, needs, backgrounds, and experiences are accommodated skillfully.

[Betty J. Brown, 206 pages]

NBEA Members $15.00
Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.91


Assessment in Business Education
NBEA Yearbook, No. 38

Educational reform, high standards, and the demand for accountability have placed new emphasis on assessment. Assessment is the critical element that measures student understanding, monitors instruction, and forms curriculum decisions. Among the topics explored in this yearbook are the evolution of evaluation from objective-type tests to performance-based assessment, the characteristics of good assessment, and the development of appropriate assessment in business education.

[Edited by Jim Rucker; Assistant Editor: Ramona J. Schoenrock, 182 pages]

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Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.90


The 21st Century: Meeting the Challenges to Business Education
NBEA Yearbook, No. 37

This NBEA Yearbook discusses workplace privacy, confidentiality, and surveillance in the new age of e-commerce and electronic databases. It also focuses on distance education, multimedia authoring, increasingly diverse classrooms and work environments, various teaching and learning styles, the internationalization of business communication, and curriculum integration.

[Edited by Pat A. Gallo Villee and Michael G. Curran, 184 pages]

NBEA Members $15.00
Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.80


Integrating the Internet Into the Business Curriculum
NBEA Yearbook, No. 36

NBEA's 1998 Yearbook, Integrating the Internet Into the Business Curriculum, looks at the Internet, Internet applications related to the National Standards for Business Education, and some visions by authors about the Internet and the business education profession.

[Edited by Dennis LaBonty, 183 pages]

NBEA Members $15.00
Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.70


The Changing Dimensions of Business Education
NBEA Yearbook, No. 35

The Changing Dimensions of Business Education is divide into six parts. Part I provides an historical perspective for the changing dimensions in business education. Part II describes forces that impact change in business education. Part III identifies specific technologies that enable change in business education. Part IV presents traditional and innovative approaches to preparing, retaining, retraining, and rewarding business educators. Part V focuses on how business education can accommodate change. Part VI concludes with a career vision, a practical plan for lifelong learning.

[Edited by Clarice Brantley and Bobbye Davis, 195 pages]

NBEA Members $15.00
Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.60


Classroom Strategies: The Methodology of Business Education
NBEA Yearbook, No. 34

This yearbook is divided into three parts: examining business and education environments, teaching in today's classroom environment, and invigorating the business curriculum. Classroom Strategies: The Methodology of Business Education highlights many successful education programs, reviews learning principles, discusses diversity, and explains authentic assessment. This publication encourages business educators to use technology and innovative teaching strategies to reach and challenge students. Classroom Strategies: The Methodology of Business Education also contains a wealth of ideas, resources, and teaching strategies.

[Edited by Heidi Perreault, 203 pages]

NBEA Members $15.00
Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.50


Technology in the Classroom
NBEA Yearbook, No. 33

Technological skills are essential for all educators, and this yearbook will help business educators understand, evaluate, and apply technology in new and effective ways. The book is designed for use by computer novices and experts, and includes basic definitions, descriptions of software and hardware features, and examples of practical technology applications for use in the classroom. Technology in the Classroom contains chapters for all educational levels and addresses the impact of technology on curricula, teaching about technology, and using technology to teach, as well as specific information on classroom strategies.

[Edited by Nancy Groneman and Assistant Editor, Karen Kaser, 162 pages]

NBEA Members $15.00
Nonmembers $30.00
Catalog No. 116.40


Expanding Horizons in Business Education
NBEA Yearbook, No. 32

Expanding Horizons in Business Education covers such topics as: desktop publishing at the middle school level, global business, teaching special groups, business-industry training, teaching overseas, distance learning, local area networks, cultural diversity, open entry/open exit classes, and extending that professional pizzazz to meet the needs of this changing scenery.

[Edited by Arthur Mc Entee, 177 pages]

NBEA Members $12.00
Nonmembers $20.00
Catalog No. 116.30


Developing Leadership in Business Education
NBEA Yearbook, No. 31

The important task of developing leaders begins with people, requires action, and must be powerful and purposeful. Developing Leadership in Business Education includes such topics as visionary leadership, profiles of leaders, planting the seeds of leadership, and high tech entrepreneurial and legislative leadership.

[Edited by Marcia Bush and Helen Parcell Taylor, 171 pages]

NBEA Members $12.00
Nonmembers $20.00
Catalog No. 116.20


The Hidden Curriculum
NBEA Yearbook, No. 30

The 19 chapters of The Hidden Curriculum are organized into three parts. Part I includes such topics as: excellence versus mediocrity, current trends in the workforce, the move to integrate academics with business education, and the business educator as a facilitator of the hidden curriculum. Part II concentrates on the following content areas: reading skills, basic business, communication, career enhancement, evaluation, and education for employment. Part III suggests strategies for marketing the hidden curriculum.

[Edited by Anna M. Burford and Vivan Arnold, 204 pages]

NBEA Members $12.00
Nonmembers $20.00
Catalog No. 116.10