ERIC Number: ED276873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Integration of Academic and Vocational-Technical Education: An Administrator's Guide. Competency-Based Vocational Education Administrator Module Series.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.
This module, which is one in a series of 29 competency-based administrator education learning packages and related supportive materials focusing upon specific professional competencies of vocational administrators, deals with integrating academic and vocational-technical education. The first section discusses the need to integrate academic and vocational-technical education. In the second section, the following aspects of integrating academic and vocational-technical education are discussed: selecting and using strategies for successful integration, laying the foundation for and conceptualizing the nature and parameters of the intended change, preparing to implement the integration process, actually implementing the change process, evaluating the integration program, and maintaining an ongoing program evaluation and improvement process. The third part describes selected models for integrating academic, math, science, artistic, and practical skills that have been successful in the following locations: Arkansas, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oregon, and West Germany. Each of these program descriptions contains a program title, program description, and address from which to obtain additional information. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Competency Based Education, Fused Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Modules, Management Development, Models, Postsecondary Education, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Secondary Education, 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 documents, see ED 236 383-386 and CE 045 987.