ERIC Number: ED206938
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
1979-1981 Vocational Education Improvement Projects.
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational Education.
This brochure provides summaries of 23 exemplary, research, and curriculum projects known as the Vocational Improvement Program that share three concerns: meeting needs of underserved students, sex fairness, and excellence in vocational education. The 14 exemplary projects focus on vocational exploration and skill building in marine and related occupations for the handicapped, solar energy training, Hispanic vocational exploration, career and occupational awareness, ownership skills for seniors in vocational-technical schools, sex equity in counseling and vocational education, career exploration, energy conservation skills, carpentry and building maintenance curriculum for special education, exploring careers, inservice training for handicapped, encouraging Comprehensive Employment and Training Act/Vocational Education linkages, life career plan, and bilingual vocational training. Seven research projects deal with shop theory curriculum development using audiovisual aids with special needs students, training vocational teacher trainers, developing curriculum-based skill assessment instruments, vocational agriculture, developing occupational task structures and training time standards for cooperative vocational education, school climate, and Greater New Haven training needs. The two curriculum projects concern two curriculum revision programs. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of program directors are provided. (YLBN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Bilingual Education, Business Education, Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Carpentry, Cooperative Education, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation, Hispanic Americans, Improvement Programs, Job Skills, Maintenance, Needs Assessment, Research Projects, Sex Fairness, Solar Radiation, Special Education, Teacher Education, Test Construction, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act