ERIC Number: ED164888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Policies and Procedures Guide for the Articulation of Vocational/Occupational Education Programs between North Carolina Public High Schools and Community Colleges/Technical Institutes. (State Pilot Model).
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Occupational Research Unit.; North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh. Office of Program Improvement.
Policies and procedures for the implementation of five concepts as steps in the articulation of vocational education programs are presented. Part I of the document provides an introduction to the project and guide development. Part II, organized into six sections, contains the implementation procedures. The first section, "Implementation of Concept 1" (policy guidance, communication, and support) includes the areas of area vocational/occupational education advisory committee, institutional visitations by teachers and students, and local area guidance counselors. The second section discusses administrative policies related to articulation, e.g., advanced credit to occupational qualifications, credit for work or military experience, and resource sharing. Implementation of Concept II (standardized instructional content) is presented in section 3. Topics covered include method of developing task inventories, the instructional objectives guides, and development of an instructional block. Section 4 discusses the implementation of concept III (performance standards), including development and recording of performance standards and standardized performance standard references. Section 5 discusses the implementation of concept IV (advisory committees), including purpose of local area advisory and program committee and occupational advisor functions. The concluding section presents the implementation of concept V (evolution, recognition of job qualifications, and awarding of advanced status credits). The appendixes comprise a major portion of the document and include sample format and content of the instructional objectives guides. Also available are the Project Report (CE 019 108) and Instructional Objective Guides (CE 019 109-111). (JH)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Guides, Advisory Committees, Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Course Objectives, Credits, Models, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Secondary Education, Standards, State Programs, Technical Institutes, Transfer of Training, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Occupational Research Unit.; North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh. Office of Program Improvement.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina