ERIC Number: ED391042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Tech Prep Discovery Course Profiles and Career Planning. Career Discovery, Grade 7. Computer Discovery, Grade 8. Technology Discovery, Grade 9. Career Planning, Grades 7-12.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document describes courses in grades 7-9 as well as comprehensive career planning that resulted from the Mississippi Tech Prep Initiative. Career Discovery at the seventh-grade level introduces students to career opportunities and the skills needed for various career paths. Computer Discovery at the eighth-grade level exposes students to a multimedia environment and fundamental computer skills. Technology Discovery at the ninth-grade level enables students to explore technology resources, processes, and systems and select paths leading to career development and advanced education. Course descriptions provide course goals, course outline with unit titles and numbers of days of instruction, and a sample unit of instruction. Components of each sample unit of instruction are a list of competencies and suggested objectives, suggested teaching strategies, suggested assessment strategies, and suggested references. The description of the career/educational plans that are initiated in the 7th grade and updated each year through the 12th grade includes an overview, discussion of key players, and description of key components. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.