ERIC Number: ED192067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep-30
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Academy. An Alternative Vocational Training Model, May 1, 1980, to September 30, 1980. A Research Monograph.
Huerta, John L., Jr.; And Others
This document contains four research papers of the Vocational Academy (VA) Project which researched alternative forms of vocational education to impact on CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) eligible participants. (The innovative approach developed incorporated a career ladder concept in skills training.) Preceding them are a discussion of the project, flow chart of the model program developed, and two synthesizing analyses of abstracts. Section 1 is entitled An Alternative Method of Training for Health Career Occupations: The VA Approach. It contains a literature review, field visit report, and recommendations for VA (sample career ladders and competency-based curriculum. Section 2 is the report, The VA Approach to the Electronics Industry in Broward County. It overviews electronics, reports on field visits, makes recommendations, and discusses curriculum, career ladders, and teaching approach. Appendixes include a sample career ladder, preliminary curriculum, glossary, and manual for incoming students. Section 3 is the report, Academic Remediation for Electronics Training: A VA Perspective. It contains a literature review, field visit report, and recommendations for VA. Section 4, Performance Assessment of Electronics Trainees, briefly examines two kinds of testing most relevant to the target population--(1) teacher constructed paper and pencil tests and (2) judging procedures, products, and performance. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Ladders, Competency Based Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Electronics, Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Health Occupations, Instructional Innovation, Job Skills, Minority Groups, Models, Nontraditional Education, Performance Tests, Remedial Instruction, Skill Development, Teaching Methods, Testing
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Labor and Employment Security, Tallahassee.
Authoring Institution: Nova Univ., Fort Lauderdale, FL. Behavioral Sciences Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act