ERIC Number: ED118749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Articulated High School and Post High School Vocational Technical Curricula in Minnesota: Final Report.
Minnesota Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational Education, Minneapolis.
The report describes a project conducted from 1972 to 1975 for vertically articulating curricula in Minnesota's secondary and post-secondary vocational-technical institutions. Central to the project was the construction of valid task inventories for the various vocational programs which would help to ensure that vocational curricula provided the maximum usefulness and minimum cost to the students. During the project's first two years task listings for the hospitality and graphic arts industries were developed and a Handbook for vocational-technical instructors and coordinators was published. During the last two project years a procedure for articulating vocational programs in auto mechanics and clerical-secretarial occupations based on the identification and validation of minimum task based curriculum content was developed. The final accomplishment during the last year was the collection of task inventories, competency lists, and skill profiles. The articulation procedure appears to be reasonable in cost and efficient in terms of time required to complete the procedure. The document contains a five-page bibliography and two appendixes: Guide for Articulating Vocational Technical Curriculum in Minnesota, and Task List for an Occupational Program--format example. (JR)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Auto Mechanics, Clerical Occupations, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Educational Programs, Graphic Arts, Postsecondary Education, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education, Secretaries, Task Analysis, Task Performance, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational Education, Minneapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota