ERIC Number: ED341768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Occupational Component. 26-Level Courses. Teacher Resource Manual. Integrated Occupational Program. Interim-1991: Curriculum.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
This planning and instructional manual is designed to assist teachers in implementing the 20 10-credit-hour courses that make up the 26-level occupational component of the Integrated Occupational Program (IOP) in Alberta, Canada. (The IOP was developed to assist students who experience difficulties in secondary education and to help students make the school-work transition smoothly.) The manual contains information on course organization, cooperative planning, required and elective components, community partnerships, instructional strategies, and student and teacher learning resources. Ten sections provide teaching strategies and resources for the following concepts, skills, and attitudes: career, job search, human relations, and safety skills; organizational skills; communication skills; reading skills; writing skills; mathematical skills; visual skills; entrepreneurship; building community partnerships; and work skills. A section of teacher support materials list the following for 20 occupational areas: course sequence, entrance requirement, instructional locations and facilities, equipment/tools/supplies, and other learning resources. Occupational areas covered are as follows: agricultural mechanics, agricultural production, horticultural services, business services, office services, building services, construction services, crafts and arts, technical arts, natural resource services, child and health care services, esthetology, fashion and fabric services, hair care, commercial food preparation, food services, maintenance and hospitality services, automotive services, service station services, and warehouse services. (KC)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Building Trades, Career Development, Classroom Techniques, Construction (Process), Cooperative Programs, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Education Work Relationship, Educational Resources, Employment Potential, Foreign Countries, Institutional Cooperation, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Natural Resources, Occupational Safety and Health, Office Occupations Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Service Occupations, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Tourism, Transportation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
Note: For interim-1990 documents, see ED 323 337-338.