ERIC Number: ED222720
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Prevocational Exploration Communications and Media. Competency-Based Curriculum.
Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Occupational, Adult, and Safety Education.
This competency-based communications and media-cluster curriculum is designed for use by teachers and students at the early high school level during the exploration of a variety of occupations. The purpose of the materials is to assist students in assessing whether or not they would like to prepare for these kinds of occupations. The curriculum consists of 45 units for 45 hours of classroom instruction. Each of the 43 job titles covered follow this format: career information (job title, duties, where employed, employment outlook, education and training, special qualifications, earnings, working conditions); business and office occupations (occupational cluster, occupational family, representative job titles, occupational task, occupational competency); needed resources and materials; a list of learning objectives; a list of learning activities; and evaluation procedures, student information sheets, and worksheets. Unit 1, the introduction, and unit 45, a review of occupational titles, do not include career information. The job titles are organized into four units: audiovisual (graphic designer, illustrator, photojournalist, sign painter), publishing (bookbinder, critic, layout artist, lithographic plate-maker, newswriter, reporter), radio and television (announcer, director-news, engineer-in-charge, transmitter, field engineer, producer, video operator), and telephone telegraph (cable splicer, line installer, telephone operator). Fifteen of the job titles are suggested for inclusion in a core curriculum. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Broadcast Industry, Career Education, Career Exploration, Communications, Competency Based Education, Design, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Mass Media, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Prevocational Education, Publishing Industry, Radio, Secondary Education, Telecommunications, Telephone Communications Systems, Television, Visual Arts, Vocational Education
West Virginia Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Occupational, Adult, and Safety Education.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia