ERIC Number: ED312384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Oct-25
Reference Count: N/A
Undergraduate Vocational Teacher Education. Project 1. Final Report.
Georgia State Univ., Atlanta. Dept. of Vocational and Career Development.
This document describes a project to reform the undergraduate teacher education courses within the Department of Vocational and Career Development at Georgia State University. An introduction states the problem and the goals of the project. Chapter 2 describes the project's methodology. Chapter 3 reports a compilation of all of the data obtained from questionnaires (100 of 850 distributed) that were completed by current students, other secondary teachers, other postsecondary teachers, vocational supervisors, local system directors, instructional coordinators, and recent graduates. In addition, the chapter contains a list of competencies that will form the basis of the common core of undergraduate vocational teacher education courses in the business education, health occupations, marketing education, and trade and industrial education program areas. The competencies appear in the following categories: (1) communications; (2) evaluation; (3) foundations; (4) guidance; (5) student vocational organizations; (6) student teaching; (7) co-op experiences; (8) learning theory; (9) management; (10) planning; (11) special needs; (12) technology; (13) methodology; and (14) professionalism. A list of courses in which the common core of competencies will be taught is included. The document concludes with a list of recommendations implemented, a source list for the competencies, a 37-item bibliography, and a copy of the questionnaire used in the project. (CML)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta. Dept. of Vocational and Career Development.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia