ERIC Number: ED106479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Nov
Reference Count: 0
The Application of DACUM in Retraining and Post-Secondary Curriculum Development. Second Edition.
Sinnett, William E.
The document is intended to expand and clarify the DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process and product. As a process, it is a group analysis of a particular job or subject area; as a product, it is one or two sheets of paper showing a skill profile for a job or subject area which can serve as a curriculum outline or plan. The document consists of the following sections: (1) a review of current literature dealing with front end analysis; (2) DACUM as it is currently being implemented; (3) the DACUM procedural manual; (4) DACUM chart information classified by 20 general subject areas or job designations and presented in the document in card file format, each card specifying subject/designation, level, title, developer, terminal performance objectives, and other coded information; (5) advantages and disadvantages of the system; and (6) an epilogue, consisting of comments, coding system information, bibliography, and list of contributors. Appended materials include a sample DACUM chart, a task certification record, and an updated list of 204 DACUM charts offering the name of each program and its developer. (The charts referred to in (4) above, are available from DEX [DACUM Chart Exchange], 20 Railside Road, Toronto, Ontario M3A 1A4.) (MW)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Cluster Grouping, Course Objectives, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Programs, Educational Resources, Instructional Design, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Resource Materials, Retraining, Subject Index Terms, Worksheets
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Humber Coll. of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto (Ontario). RANDA Div.
Note: Appendix D, The STEP Learning Process, is missing; Pages 221-8 are of poor quality and will not reproduce in microfiche; Best copy available