ERIC Number: ED058453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
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Statewide Invitational Conference on Curriculum Development in Vocational-Technical Education (Chapel Hill, Tennessee, March 1-3, 1971).
Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Occupational Research and Development Coordinating Unit.; Tennessee State Board for Vocational Education, Murfreesboro. Vocational Curriculum Lab.
Over 50 educational leaders representing academic and vocational-technical interests met for a 3-day conference to identify curriculum needs and techniques used in curriculum development and to suggest curriculum priorities and coordinated projected plans to attain recommended goals. Conference objectives were accomplished through small group discussions and these major presentations: (1) "Techniques in Curriculum Development" by H. Bruce, (2) "The Development of a Statewide Curriculum in Office Occupations" by L. Robinson, (3) "The Curriculum Coordinating Unit for Vocational-Technical Education in Mississippi" by J.E. Wall, and (4) "A Suggested Curriculum Development Approach for Tennessee" by L. Bevins. Some priorities resulting from the conference were: (1) to establish performance criteria by job title in all service areas, (2) to establish a total career development program for vocational-technical education, (3) to define the role of participants in the curriculum development process, and (4) to develop a curriculum by service area which lends itself to a system of flexible scheduling. Conference-related materials and texts of the major presentations are appended. (SB)
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Occupational Research and Development Coordinating Unit.; Tennessee State Board for Vocational Education, Murfreesboro. Vocational Curriculum Lab.