ERIC Number: ED083432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Career Curriculum Building in the Community College: Selected Proceedings of Two Workshops: Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C., March 23-25, 1972) and Community College of Denver (Denver, Colo., May 4-6, 1972).
Skaggs, Kenneth G., Ed.; Menefee, Selden, Ed.
Two workshops were organized by the American Association of Junior Colleges (AAJC) Program with Developing Institutions at community colleges were good career curicula could be demonstrated. Speeches from the AAJC and twelve community colleges described several innovative programs being developed in career education at the postsecondary level. Topics discussed included current status, elements of curriculum design, student selection, recognition of technical competence rather than formal education in faculty selection, cooperative programs, problems facing innovative programs, meeting the needs of industry, career guidance services, adapting the curriculum to student needs, core curriculum, career ladders, criminal justice education, human services programs and communication skills. A short appendix describes autotutorial materials for teaching auto mechanics developed by Central Piedmont Community College. (SA)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Ladders, Communication Skills, Community Colleges, Conferences, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Human Services, Instructional Innovation, Law Enforcement, Paraprofessional Personnel, Program Evaluation, Public Relations, Student Needs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Junior Colleges, Washington, DC.