ERIC Number: ED156851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Identifying and Improving Vocational Instruction: A Handbook for Individualized Instruction for New Hampshire Vocational Educators.
Otazo, Karen; And Others
Provided is a guide to individualizing instruction in vocational education. Background information on the Alternatives Approach to Individualization in Vocational Education (AAIVE) Project and an introduction to the publication are presented in section I. Section II contains a glossary of terms used in this handbook and in the literature pertaining to individualized instruction. Section III provides a system to identify the current level of individualization in a classroom: a questionnaire to ascertain the main elements of an instructional program and a chart to demonstrate where the elements fit into the broad framework of individualized instruction. Section IV discusses possible issues encountered in developing a program: administrative support, facility usage, planning time, scheduling, resource selection, implementation process, teacher-dependent and special needs students. Section V presents steps to individualizing a program: developing the curriculum, needs assessment, job family clustering, analyzing tasks, creating instructional objectives, selecting learning experiences, developing evaluation techniques, recordkeeping and followup, and putting the components together. Section VI is a resource and bibliography section including lists of model programs, information and resource centers, handbooks, catalogues, books and other publications relating to individualized instruction. Information on where to obtain or locate the information is provided. Section VII lists AAIVE project participating programs and administrators and consultants in the New Hampshire State Department of Education, Vocational-Technical Division; the section also describes writing behavioral objectives, outlines characteristics of different forms of media, and explains how to use the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and Vocational Education and Occupations. (JH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Hampshire Research Coordinating Unit for Vocational-Technical Education, Concord.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Keene State Coll., NH.
Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire