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ERIC Number: ED017725
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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PRETECHNICAL POST HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS, A SUGGESTED GUIDE. TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM SERIES NO. 12.
BROOKING, WALTER J.
THE PROGRAM GUIDE IS FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR, ADVISORY COMMITTEE, SUPERVISOR, AND TEACHER USE IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPING REMEDIAL POST-HIGH SCHOOL PRETECHNICAL PROGRAMS. THE BASIC MATERIALS WERE PREPARED BY THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE, AND THE GUIDE WAS DEVELOPED BY TECHNICAL EDUCATION SPECIALISTS IN THE OCCUPATIONS SECTION OF THE STATE VOCATIONAL SERVICES BRANCH, DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION. THE PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM IS TO OFFER AN OPPORTUNITY TO POST-HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO OVERCOME THEIR SCHOLASTIC DEFICIENCIES AND TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTERING A TECHNICAL PROGRAM. PROGRAM PLANS ARE GIVEN FOR STUDENTS WHO REQUIRE ALL REQUISITE SUBJECTS TO ENTER EITHER A PHYSICAL SCIENCE AND RELATED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY OR A BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE BASED TECHNOLOGY, FOR STUDENTS WHO LACK ONLY MATHEMATICS OR SCIENCE PREPARATION, AND FOR STUDENTS WHO LACK ONLY PHYSICS OR CHEMISTRY. THESE PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED FOR TWO SEMESTERS OF FULL-TIME STUDY. AN EXAMPLE OF AN ACCELERATED ONE-SEMESTER PRETECHNICAL PROGRAM IS INCLUDED. COURSE OUTLINES ARE GIVEN FOR (1) STUDY SKILLS, (2) PREPARATORY COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS I AND II, (3) PREPARATORY MATHEMATICS I AND II, (4) PREPARATORY PHYSICS I AND II, (5) PREPARATORY CHEMISTRY I AND II, AND (6) PREPARATORY BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE. EACH OUTLINE GIVES THE REQUIRED CLASS AND LABORATORY HOURS, A COURSE DESCRIPTION, MAJOR COURSE DIVISIONS, A SUBJECT MATTER OUTLINE, AND A LIST OF TEXTS AND REFERENCES. IN ADDITION, THE MANUAL PROVIDES INFORMATION ON PREREQUISITES FOR TECHNICAL CURRICULUMS, THE NEED FOR PRETECHNICAL PROGRAMS, SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE CONSIDERATIONS, AND PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND THEIR COST. THE APPENDIX INCLUDES EXAMPLES OF LABORATORY EXERCISES IN PREPARATORY CHEMISTRY AND PREPARATORY BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE, AND A LIST OF AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS AND REFERENCES. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS FS 5.280--80049 FOR 45 CENTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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