ERIC Number: ED162141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Methods and Materials for Teaching Occupational Survival Skills. Authority and Responsibility.
Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
This occupational skills instructional module on authority and responsibility is one of twelve making up a curriculum guide on the human aspects of working in organizations. The modules are designed for utilization at various educational levels ranging from high school to adult and continuing education, in either academic or vocational programs. This module is organized into nine sessions: (1) the meaning of authority and responsibility, (2) formal lines of authority, (3) the informal organization, (4) finding out your responsibilities and authority, (5) responsibilities--what employers expect, (6) handling responsibility, (7) responding to authority, (8) clarifying authority and responsibility--the rap session, and (9) authority, responsibility, and the changing roles of women. Each session is arranged according to the following components: topic; objective; skills emphasized (a listing of specific skills, e.g., knowledge of operating procedures, dependability); notes on the importance of the session topic; list of materials and equipment needed (a copy of each student worksheet, transparency and/or handout is included); activity (description of how to conduct activity); and follow-up (discussion questions or activities to assist students in summarizing or evaluating session topic). Teacher resources including the titles, sources, and descriptions of books, articles, and audiovisual aids conclude the module. A 16-item multiple choice test for use with this module is available in document CE 018 569. CE 018 556 describes the twelve modules and their development. (JH)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Career Education, Employee Responsibility, Group Structure, High Schools, Human Relations, Informal Organization, Job Skills, Learning Modules, Power Structure, Work Attitudes
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, 76B Horrabin Hall, Macomb, Illinois 61445 (entire fourteen-unit set, $15.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: For related documents see CE 018 556-569