Journal of Japan Academy of Consumer Education
Online ISSN : 2436-0929
Print ISSN : 1345-1855
Fostering College Students’ Abilities to Become Citizen Consumers
:Creating Leaflets as a Means to Prevent Consumer Harm among the Aged
Motoko MiyakeKatsuki Yabuki
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2015 Volume 35 Pages 137-145

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The purpose of this study was to examine how the necessary abilities for college students to become consumer citizens is fostered through the making of leaflets for preventing consumer harm among aged people. Participating students recognized the importance of considering issues from multiple viewpoints, the necessity of social education, and identifying themselves as consumer citizens. The students also improved their awareness regarding the importance of promoting fair economic exchange.

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