ERIC Number: ED371136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational-Technical Education Program Management Guide.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges.
This program management guide, which contains information specific to Iowa's educational system and standards, is designed to assist vocational administrators in their activities with regard to the following: the vision, mission, philosophy of vocational education (VE); occupational competencies; competency-based VE; articulation; advisory councils; integration of academic education and VE; special populations; equity; and resources. The guide's largest section consists of six planning manuals that are designed to assist local school district planners in developing curricula in the following areas: agricultural, business, health occupations, home economics, industrial, and marketing education. The manuals present information and guidance regarding such aspects of program development as the following: developing mission/philosophy and goal statements, constructing a systematic curriculum model, selecting delivery models, sequencing learning outcomes, developing sequential units of instruction, selecting potential course titles, writing model course descriptions, identifying the components of quality programs, identifying instructor resources, meeting state standards, and encouraging participation in vocational student organizations (VSOs) and integrating the activities of VSOs into the curriculum. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Advisory Committees, Articulation (Education), Competency Based Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Equal Education, Instructional Development, Integrated Curriculum, Minimum Competencies, Models, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Organizations, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Div. of Community Colleges.
Note: Majority of document is printed on colored paper.