ERIC Number: ED193536
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Health Occupations Education: A Review of the Literature. Information Series No. 216.
Gillespie, Wilma; Redford, Jeanette
This review and synthesis of health occupations education is aimed at those who plan, implement, and evaluate health occupations education; those who seek clarification on the issues in this area; those who wish to identify research topics or plan replication studies; and those who seek information on curriculum development, materials, and methods. The first section, philosophy, discusses organizational change and health care systems. The second section, human resources, covers aspects of data collection, and internal and external forces that affect the problem. Section 3, program planning and administration, examines the use of surveys in obtaining data and performance of compentencies. Section 4, curriculum development, includes task analysis, objectives, and examples of curriculum guides. Section 5, curriculum materials, discusses sources of materials and printed and audiovisual materials. Section 6, the learning process and strategies, covers unique learners and specific strategies. Section 7, continuing teacher education, examines the need for continuing education and the role of professional organizations. Section 8, evaluation, includes formative assessments and summative evaluation. Section 9, student services, discusses student characteristics and admissions. Section 10, career education, covers career awareness and exploration. Finally, section 11 discusses observations and recommendations concerning organizational change, role recognition and legitimation, and program development. (CT)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Evaluation, Human Resources, Instructional Materials, Learning Processes, Professional Continuing Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Student Interests
National Center Publications, The National Center for Research in Vocational Education, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 ($11.00).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.