ERIC Number: ED266264
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Improving the Basic Skills of Vocational-Technical Students: An Administrator's Guide. Competency-Based Vocational Education Administrator Module Series.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
This guide provides information and guidelines intended to assist vocational administrators in developing and evaluating programs to improve the basic skills of vocational-technical students. Part one provides background information about basic skills and examines their role in vocational education. Discussed next are various program types, approaches, and staffing patterns that may be used in a basic skills program. The third part addresses the following aspects of planning for basic skills improvement: effective program planning; the planning process; students; staffing; facilities, equipment, and materials; and funding. A chapter on program implementation and criteria for evaluating program effectiveness concludes the guide. Sample forms/correspondence and activities are included in many chapters. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Basic Skills, Budgeting, Competency Based Education, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Evaluation Criteria, Financial Support, Letters (Correspondence), Program Administration, Program Content, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, Skill Development, Staff Development, Staff Utilization, Vocational Directors, Vocational Education
American Association for Vocational Instructional Materials, 120 Driftmier Engineering Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Consortium for the Development of Professional Materials for Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
Note: For related modules, see ED 226 242-254, ED 231 969-970, and ED 236 383-386.