ERIC Number: ED163282
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Common Core Curriculum for Vocational Education. Category G: Evaluation and Research. G-3: Introduction to Research Procedures in Vocational Education.
This module providing an introduction to research procedures is one of a set of five on evaluation and research and is part of a larger series of thirty-four modules constituting a core curriculum for use in the professional preparation of vocational educators in the areas of agricultural, business, home economics, and industrial education. Following the module objective and overview and a bibliography of suggested resource materials (readings) for the entire module, five lessons are presented: (1) research, a scientific method; (2) elements of a research report; (3) sources and utilization of research literature; (4) analysis of descriptive, experimental, and historical research and (5) data gathering tools of research. Each lesson contains the objective, overview, a list of suggested learning activities, and a list of suggested resources (readings). Concluding the module is a pre/posttest and an answer key. (The modules have been field tested in various educational settings, including bachelor and masters degree programs, and are considered adaptable to many instructional styles and student entry levels. CE 018 935-937 contain working papers and other materials used in the development of the module series.) (JH)
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Core Curriculum, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Research Methodology, Research Skills, Research Tools, Teacher Education Curriculum, Vocational Education
Director, School of Family Studies and Consumer Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California 92182
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Vocational Education Instruction Services.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Fresno.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to print size. For related documents see CE 018 935-971