ERIC Number: ED201760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Competency-Based Occupational Programs: Identification, Structuring, and Evaluation.
Pensacola Junior Coll., FL.
This publication presents results of the third phase of a Pensacola Junior College project to develop certain vocational programs as competency-based education. A brief narrative discusses the entire project--especially phase 3, which involved identification and definition of those competencies expected by an employer using input from an advisory committee comprised of employers within the district. For each vocational program, some or all of these (or comparable) materials are provided: discussion of program general objectives; program map leading to earned certificate (associate of science degree); program major learning outcomes at certificate level; program goals at certificate level; major learning outcomes of courses; entry level competencies chart showing competency, rationale, program competency, and evaluation; and employer task evaluation instrument. These 16 vocational programs are included: automobile body refinishing, automobile body repair, building maintenance, business, civil engineering technology, computer science, corrections, criminal justice, law enforcement tract, drafting technology, environmental engineering technology, legal assistant, management, marketing, paramedic technology, and respiratory therapy technician. These related educational programs are also presented: communication skills, customer relations/industrial relations, mathematics, and occupational safety. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Auto Body Repairers, Behavioral Objectives, Buildings, Business Administration Education, Business Education, Civil Engineering, Competency Based Education, Computer Science, Correctional Rehabilitation, Course Objectives, Courses, Drafting, Job Skills, Law Enforcement, Legal Assistants, Maintenance, Marketing, Measures (Individuals), Police, Program Development, Student Evaluation, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational Education.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Community Colleges.
Authoring Institution: Pensacola Junior Coll., FL.