ERIC Number: ED098415
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Careers in the World of Health: A Guide for Teachers.
One of 11 guides which can be used as a resource for junior high school teachers in implementing the exploration phase of career education, the primary focus of the guide is on the relationship of the health industry to the community and individual, the professions and occupations found in the industry and the many directions which a person with a health career may take. The following career paths are explored: (1) health protection, (2) the support, maintenance, and restoration of health, (3) health education and research, (4) communications, and (5) production and distribution. Each unit specifies a unit purpose and performance objectives and includes: (1) a brief description of unit content, (2) teaching-learning activities, (3) evaluation techniques, and (4) suggested resources. A sample list of health occupations is included for each unit. Related instructional materials include plays, charts, transparency masters, forms, puzzles, and other classroom materials integrating academic areas and health occupations. Two sample six to nine week "mini" courses, student self-evaluation materials, preparation questions for resource persons, and a list of sources are provided in the appendix. (MW)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Audiovisual Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Employment Opportunities, Health Occupations, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Resource Materials, Teaching Guides, Unit Plan
Curriculum Development Center, Room 151, Taylor Education Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506 (Single copies only, $6.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Vocational Education Curriculum Development Center.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky