ERIC Number: ED312474
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May-16
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education Cross-Credit Offerings in Connecticut.
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Middletown. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
This document reports the findings of a study designed to identify vocational education cross-credit offerings in Connecticut's comprehensive high schools; the policies and procedures regarding cross-credit courses there; and exemplary vocational education cross-credit courses in the state. An introduction describes a survey conducted late in 1988 and 1989 of 108 comprehensive high schools, representing 92 of the state's 169 school districts, all six regional education service center areas, all sizes of schools, and schools from a variety of urban/suburban/rural areas. The findings are reported in sections regarding the status of cross-credit courses; who completed the survey questionnaire; total credits required for graduation; and cross-credit offerings in business education, vocational agriculture, health occupations, consumer and occupational home economics, and technology education. Also included are maps showing surveyed districts by region; charts of surveyed schools offering cross-credit courses; a summary of questionnaire observations; and a questionnaire summary table. Appendix A lists the personnel who worked on the project. Appendix B is a copy of the survey questionnaire. Appendix C names the high schools in the sample. Appendix D provides samples of policies and procedures outlining cross-credit options. Appendix E lists the schools offering cross-credit courses. (CML)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Business Education, Consumer Education, Course Content, Course Objectives, Course Organization, Course Selection (Students), Credits, Elective Courses, Graduation Requirements, High Schools, Home Economics Education, Required Courses, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Middletown. Div. of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut