ERIC Number: ED201765
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Alternative Strategies for Delivery of Vocational Education to Rural Schools.
This booklet for educational administrators and instructors contains a series of 30 strategies to overcome problems of delivering a vocational program in small rural schools. The strategies, written in abstract form, are intended for adaptation or modification for local use. Each is presented in this format: definition, purpose, description, planning, staff requirements, multimedia use, initial cost, and additional cost per student. These strategies are presented: cooperative schools concept, flexible scheduling, phasing, television and radio, learning center system, correspondence study, mini-courses, learning on athletic trips, teacher exchange, computer-assisted instruction, conference call, in-home instruction, independent study, intermediate units, job creation, differentiated staffing, programmed instruction, two-in-one mobile instructional materials, mobile labs, residential boarding programs, teacher interns, community resource trainer, work study, student exchanges, cooperative vocational education, rural student vocational programs, itinerant teachers, individualized instruction, and vocational experts in the school. (YLB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Correspondence Study, Delivery Systems, Educational Planning, Educational Radio, Educational Strategies, Educational Television, Flexible Scheduling, Home Instruction, Independent Study, Job Development, Learning Centers (Classroom), Minicourses, Mobile Laboratories, Program Design, Program Development, Program Implementation, Programed Instruction, Residential Programs, Rural Schools, Secondary Education, Student Exchange Programs, Student Teachers, Teacher Exchange Programs, Teleconferencing, Vocational Education, Volunteers, Work Study Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.