ERIC Number: ED182518
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Developing Individualized Modules for Vocational-Technical Education.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Instructional Services.
Written for use by vocational-technical teachers as a reference, workshop resource, or resource for an individualized self-paced inservice package, this text is designed to provide knowledge and techniques necessary to develop or adapt modules for individualized instruction. Part 1 presents the basics of individualized instruction in three chapters: Individualized Instruction in Perspective, Individualized Instruction as Applied to Vocational-Technical Education, and Degree of Individualization. The five chapters in part 2 contain the principles for planning, developing, and adapting modules. Chapter 4, Planning for Individualized Modules, includes an assessment of the basic curriculum requirements, feasibility considerations, and specific suggestions for sequencing, selecting learning resources, and planning learning experiences. Preparation of the student and teacher guides for individualized learning activities is explained in chapters 5 and 6, Developing the Student Guides and Developing Teacher Guides. The components of the guides are outlined, and sample guides are provided. Chapter 7, Guide for Developing Modules, presents a step-by-step process, including planning instructional requirements and strategies and preparing learning activity and teaching guides. Chapter 8, Evaluating Modules for Possible Use or Adaptation, contains evaluation guides organized into two sections: evaluation of the total package and evaluation of the instructional materials. (YLB)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Resources, Guides, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Material Development, Media Selection, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Textbooks, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Instructional Services.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to light print; For a related document see CE 024 062