ERIC Number: ED130120
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education Programs. Curriculum Guide.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Career Development.
Eight units of study make up this senior high school Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education Program (ICEP) curriculum designed (1) to assist seniors in learning and developing the skills, knowledge, personal traits, health habits, work habits, safety habits, pride in achievement, and modes of conduct necessary for success; and (2) to assist them in making the transition from school to the World of work. Each unit contains a number of episodes (teacher-constructed plans for learning experiences). The Instructional Units are: (1) Orientation (5 episodes), (2) The World of Work (11 episodes), (3) Personal Growth and Effectiveness (8 episodes), (4) Career Information and Planning (18 episodes), (5) Consumer Education (28 episodes), (6) Community Services (3 episodes), (7) Law (19 episodes), and (8) Safety (5 episodes). The episode components are: Episode Name, Unit Number and Name, General Objectives, Related Concepts, Potential Centers, Proposed Evaluations, Proposed Strategies, Logistic Decisions, Related Content, and Episode Resources. The cooperative instructional units include Business and Office Education, Health Occupations Education, Home Economics Education, Industrial Arts Education, and Trade and Industrial Education. An example of the teacher's Summary Report, the employer's Evaluation of the Cooperative Trainees' On-the-Job Work, and A Student Survey are included. (HD)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Planning, Consumer Education, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Guides, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Legal Education, Lesson Plans, Safety Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Career Development.