INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL STUDIES
NATURE OF SOCIAL STUDIES
Social studies is an integrated subject because it draws its ingredients from other social science subjects like geography, economics, political science, sociology, psychology, history, etc.
It helps us to understand differences in our culture and how conflict can be settled through dialogue.
It helps us to understand the world, the position of our country and how to communicate with one another.
Social studies studies how man lives and inter relates in his society.
INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCE
Commerce is an important branch of business which involves buying and selling.
Commerce can be defined as the large scale of buying and selling of goods and services. Commerce is another term for describing trading of goods and services. It looks after the distribution aspect of a business. Transportation plays a very important role in commerce because the goods must be moved from the producer to the consumer.
INTRODUCTION TO OFFICE EQUIPMENT/MACHINE
Office equipment or office machines are the machines or equipment used to carry out work in an organisation or establishment to make work easier and faster.
Advantages of office equipment/machine
Workers cannot easily get tired.
It promotes or ensure accuracy and quality work (i.e. accurate)
It improves work appearance
It saves time, energy and labour
It makes the work interesting
It helps to prevent fraud
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS STUDIES
What is business?
Business can be defined as any service rendered to satisfy human needs or desires which is aimed at making profit in order to earn a living, although there may be loss.
Objections of Business Studies
The following are the objectives of studying or the reasons why business studies is taught at the Junior Secondary School level: