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US House of Representatives, 2005
H.R. 366, The Vocational and Technical Education for the Future Act, is intended to help states, community colleges, and other postsecondary education institutions and local educational agencies better utilize funds for vocational and technical education programs, increase accountability, emphasize student achievement, and strengthen opportunities…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technical Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
Kister, Joanna – 2001
This document is comprised of two main parts: (1) Role and Nature of State Leadership; and (2) Developing Leaders. Issues related to state leadership for career and technical education (CTE) were studied. CTE-related research, policy, and practice were reviewed. State directors of CTE were surveyed, and 39 individuals considered opinion leaders in…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Change Agents, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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Kister, Joanna – 1993
The Perkins Act requires states to adopt systems of outcome-based standards and measures of performance for judging the success of local vocational programs and guiding program improvement. Criteria for the design of states' systems of performance measures and standards include the following: the measures should be defined clearly and precisely;…
Descriptors: Accountability, Competence, Competency Based Education, Critical Thinking
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Kister, Joanna – Journal of Home Economics, 1987
Describes how Ohio has adapted the home economics curriculum for programs serving single parents to meet the special needs of this population. Discusses funding and state-level activities. (CH)
Descriptors: Early Parenthood, Home Economics, Individual Needs, One Parent Family
Kister, Joanna – Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, 1982
Impact Home Economics is designed to assist junior high school students who have self-concept problems. Teaching strategies are directed toward values clarification; self assessment; communication, decision making, and interpersonal skills; and concern for others. (SK)
Descriptors: Home Economics, Humanistic Education, Junior High Schools, Self Concept
Kister, Joanna – 1981
In the metascientific theory of Jurgen Habermas are perspectives going beyond the present way of viewing knowledge and inquiry. Applied to curriculum, this theory provides a conceptual framework for expanding the present technical model. The purpose of this study is to provide technical and interpretive data about home and family life which are…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Family Life, Family Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Kister, Joanna; And Others – 1995
This resource guide provides those teaching the Family Relations course of the Ohio Work and Family Life Program an overview of the course content, teacher background information, learning activities, and assessment ideas. It has one teaching module for each process competency and each content competency in the Family Relations and Process…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Family Life, Family Life Education, Family Relationship
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Kister, Joanna; And Others – 1995
This resource guide provides those teaching the Parenting core course area of the Ohio Work and Family Life Program an overview of the course content, teacher background information, learning activities, and assessment ideas. It has one teaching module for each process competency and each content competency in the Parenting and Process Competency…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Child Rearing, Child Support, Family Relationship
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Kister, Joanna; And Others – 1993
This Personal Development Resource Guide is intended to help teachers implement Ohio's Work and Family Life Program. Course content focuses on the practical problems faced by adolescents at the critical stage of their development. These practical problems are posed through case studies and shared experiences and examined using critical questions…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Career Planning, Child Rearing, Citizenship Education
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Kister, Joanna; And Others – 1993
This Resource Management Resource Guide is intended to help teachers implement Ohio's Work and Family Life Program. Course content focuses on the practical problems related to managing human and material resources, making consumer decisions, and feeding, clothing, and housing the family. These practical problems are posed through case studies and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Clothing, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education
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Kister, Joanna; And Others – 1994
This guide is designed to assist vocational home economics teachers in implementing the life planning course that is one of the six core course areas of Ohio's Work and Family Life program. Included in the guide are an introduction providing an overview of the practical problems proposed in the life planning core course area, four process modules,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Planning, Case Studies, Check Lists
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Kister, Joanna; And Others – 1994
This guide is designed to assist vocational home economics teachers in implementing the nutrition and wellness course that is one of the six core course areas of Ohio's Work and Family Life program. Included in the guide are an introduction providing an overview of the practical problems proposed in the nutrition and wellness core course area,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Planning, Case Studies, Check Lists
Kister, Joanna; Montgomery, Wanda – 1988
This teaching guide provides materials on how to implement a global education curriculum into the home economics program. The stated objective is to motivate students to become more caring and responsible citizens of the global village. Contents include a list of student objectives, steps to take in implementing the global view curriculum, and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Home Economics
Dohner, Ruth E.; Kister, Joanna – Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, 1990
Home economics curriculum for middle schools should be based on development of self-forming individuals as family members, on the needs and characteristics of early adolescents, and on the practical problems faced by early adolescents in the process of growth and development. (SK)
Descriptors: Family Life, Home Economics, Individual Development, Junior High Schools