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ERIC Number: ED221701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Pages: 286
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Prevocational Exploration Guidance. Competency Based Curriculum.
Harrington, Fred; And Others
This competency-based curriculum for prevocational exploration in West Virginia provides experiences at grades 9 and 10 related to exploring careers and educational programs for those careers. The guidance units are designed to assist the counselor in providing activities that relate to ongoing hands-on activities in prevocational business, environmental, industrial, and service exploration laboratories. The curriculum is organized into two sections and divided into 24 units covering the following topics: Dictionary of Occupational Titles; personal characteristics inventory; job interviews; driver's license and Social Security applications; resumes; employment applications; job openings; occupational choices; vocational and educational choices; occupational choices and personal satisfaction; non-verbal communication; written and oral communication skills; career options as related to lifestyles; education for chosen occupations; components of a career; goals; personality and values; aptitude and interests; information sources about occupations; type of work activities; interpersonal relations; working conditions and physical demands; and decision making. Each unit contains a task, a competency, suggested resources, notes to the teacher, learning objectives, evaluation procedures, information sheets, and work sheets. (KC)
Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
Identifiers: West Virginia