ERIC Number: ED355334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Commercial Sheet Metal Program Standards.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
This publication provides program standards for commercial sheet metal programs. Twelve categories of standards are presented. Each category is divided into one or more subcategories, and each subcategory contains three components: standard statement, explanatory comment, and evaluative criteria. Subcategories for foundations standards are as follows: philosophy, purpose, goals, program objectives, availability, and evaluation. Admissions standards include the following: admission requirements, provisional admission requirements, recruitment, and evaluation and planning. Program structure standards address these areas: curriculum design, program numbering system, program consistency, exit points, credentials, course code, course consistency, course sequence, electives, and course transferability. Standards for program evaluation and planning are given in the following areas: evaluation; planning; enrollment, graduation, and placement levels; attrition levels; and student performance. Instructional program standards focus on these areas: course content; course objectives; course instruction; occupation-based instruction; evaluation of students; grading system; laboratory management; live work; equipment, supplies, and materials; and physical facility. The remaining standards deal with the following: academic skills (academic requirements); employability skills (job acquisition, job retention and advancement); staff (faculty qualifications and responsibilities); advisory committee (function, membership, meetings); special needs (commitment); equity (commitment); and health and safety (commitment). (YLB)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Advisory Committees, Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Employment Potential, Faculty, Foundations of Education, Machine Tool Operators, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Sheet Metal Work, Skilled Occupations, State Standards, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia