ERIC Number: ED156897
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
AAIVE Project. Alternative Approaches to Individualization in Vocational Education. Final Report.
Faust, John R.
A project was conducted to (1) determine the potential for serving more and a greater variety of students in New Hampshire's secondary vocational centers through individualized instruction techniques, (2) clarify associated terminology and concepts, (3) study teacher, student, and administrator attitudes towards individualized instruction, and (4) produce a guide to individualizing instruction. Six model sites were selected and aided to organize and strengthen their individualized delivery systems via on-site visitations, instructor contracts, instructional materials, support, and consultations with project staff. An identification system which allows the user to determine the current level of individualizing was employed and validated. A handbook on individualized instruction (including the identification system) was developed. Trained teachers and model sites were used to assist and demonstrate the feasibility of alternative individualized instructional approaches. Clarification of terminology was accomplished, and the handbook and identification system were considered useful instruments in establishing or improving vocational individualized instruction. Data relating to serving more and an increased variety of students was not conclusive. (The third-party evaluation report is also included in this document.) (Author/BM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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. Vocational Curriculum Research Office.