ERIC Number: ED337679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jun-30
2+2 Electronics Technology. Looking Forward to the Future. A Model Secondary/Post-Secondary 2+2 Program To Prepare Students for Employment.
Judson Independent School District, Converse, TX.; Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX.; North East Independent School District, San Antonio, TX.
This document contains all pertinent information and essential background data necessary to implement the 2+2 electronics program at the high school level. An introduction describes development of the electronics technology 2+2 project that was a joint effort among San Antonio College and Judson, Northside, and North East Independent School Districts (Texas). A section on project design discusses three activities: business survey to ascertain labor needs, site visits to larger employers, and DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) analyses. Information is provided on course description and revised course outline, essential elements, and competencies. Lists of essential elements common to all vocational programs and electronics technology 2+2 essential elements are provided. Recommended high school course selection guides follow. Competencies for 2+2 electronics are listed by the semester in which they receive the most emphasis; college prerequisites are noted. A recommended secondary course outline is provided for instruction in DC electronics, AC electronics, semiconductors, and digital electronics. Lesson plans with content outlines are followed by a line drawing of the physical plant, equipment list, student follow-up form to be completed by the employer, and articulation agreement. Appendixes include information on development of curriculum for community colleges, letters of support, and a list of 43 print and 22 video references. (YLB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, College School Cooperation, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Electric Circuits, Electronics, Employers, Labor Needs, Lesson Plans, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Judson Independent School District, Converse, TX.; Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX.; North East Independent School District, San Antonio, TX.