ERIC Number: ED143807
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Self-Instructional Unit on Conducting Task Surveys for Vocational Curriculum Development.
Justice, Faith L.
Ten modules which present specific instructions for conducting a task survey are provided in this manual for vocational educators, supervisors, and directors. Each module contains a short descriptive paragraph of the contents of each module, a performance objective, readings, exercise activities, and feedback for those activities. The modules are (1) rationale for use of task surveys; (2) developing a task list; (3) determining relevant questions; (4) identifying the population; (5) selecting the sample size; (6) selecting sampling methods; (7) developing the survey packet; (8) distributing and collecting the survey packet; (9) calculating summary statistics; and (10) interpreting the data. Two task survey reports containing example procedures and data are appended, along with an evaluation sheet for synthesizing the strategies and facilitating implementation. (BL)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Autoinstructional Aids, Curriculum Development, Data Collection, Guidelines, Inservice Education, Learning Modules, Occupational Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Research Methodology, Sampling, Statistical Analysis, Statistical Data, Task Analysis, Teacher Education Curriculum, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.