ERIC Number: ED183911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Model Vocational Curriculum Development. Final Report.
Lake Stevens School District No. 4, WA.
This guidance instrument (student four-year planning form), middle school program, and student learning objectives for all career and vocational education courses to be changed or added represent the products of a Lake Stevens School District, Washington, curriculum development project. The guidance instrument is a form to be completed by eighth-grade students in planning an educational program for grades 9-12. The recommended format for the middle school describes the philosophy, curriculum, and staffing plan to provide for the articulation of students between the middle school and senior high vocational programs. Written by vocational and career education instructors and counselors, the student learning objectives are intended for twenty-six courses in six program areas: vocational agriculture, business and office education, distributive education, home and family life, vocational/industrial arts, and career education. Courses include Ag Science, Small Gas Engines, Forestry, Advanced Animal Science, Horticulture, Metal Shop, Ag Welding, Ag Electricity, Typing, Model Office, Business Lab, Shorthand, Bookkeeping and Accounting, Food Service, Exploratory Home and Family Life, General Home and Famiiy Life, Specialty Foods, Preparation for the Future, Housing and Home Furnishings, Tailoring, Living on Your Own, Exploratory Course in Vocational/Industrial Arts, General Woodshop, Drafting, and Career Exploration. (YLB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Career Exploration, Course Objectives, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Grade 8, Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools, Program Content, School Guidance, School Organization, Secondary Education, Student Development, Student Educational Objectives, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Lake Stevens School District No. 4, WA.