ERIC Number: ED354305
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Printing/Graphic Arts Technology. Curriculum Guide. Invest in Success.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
Under the Idaho state system for curriculum development in vocational education, Technical Committees made up solely of industry personnel are responsible for drawing up task lists for each program. A Technical Committee Report is prepared on completion of the Committee's assignment. This report presents a task list that reflects current trends and the skills necessary to obtain and retain a job in the printing/graphic arts technology industry and to advance in the occupational field. An introduction describes the curriculum development process. The curriculum framework that follows provides the program area, program title, Idaho code number, Classification of Instructional Programs code number, major concepts/content, laboratory activities, special note(s), intended outcomes, and levels of instruction codes. The task list groups 157 occupational skills or tasks by the following 12 modules: demonstrate proficiency in performing employability skills and habits; demonstrate knowledge of introductory aspects of the printing industry; demonstrate proficiency in performing skills relating to paper characteristics; perform estimating operations; perform graphic design operations; perform line photography operations; perform graphic arts halftone operations; perform color reproduction operations; perform stripping operations; perform proofing and platemaking operations; perform offset press operations; and demonstrate proficiency in performing finishing/binding operations. The curriculum guide that follows lists a performance objective and the enabling objectives for each of the tasks within a module. The level of instruction is also indicated. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Design, Educational Research, Job Analysis, Job Performance, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Modules, Occupational Information, Photographic Equipment, Photography, Postsecondary Education, Printing, Program Content, State Curriculum Guides, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Task Analysis, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho