ERIC Number: ED357150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Commercial Vehicle Driving. Florida Vocational Program Guide.
University of South Florida, Tampa. Dept. of Adult and Vocational Education.
This guide identifies considerations in the organization, operation, and evaluation of secondary and postsecondary vocational education programs. It contains both a vocational program guide and Career Merit Achievement Plan (Career MAP) for commercial vehicle driving. The guide contains the following sections: occupational description; program content--curriculum framework and student performance standards; program implementation--student admission criteria, cooperative education, and student organization participation; instructional resources--student reference materials, service manuals, and periodicals; facility design recommendations and safety, maintenance, and liability; suggested equipment list; and professional development--technical updating and teacher standards and related professional organizations and support services. The 13 intended outcomes are as follows: vehicle safety and accident prevention procedures; vehicle operating regulations; cargo handling and documentation procedures; pretrip preparation procedures; vehicle inspection procedures; vehicle maintenance and servicing procedures; basic vehicle control procedures; backing, coupling, and uncoupling skills; basic vehicle maneuvers; road driving skills; hazardous driving skills; employability skills; and entrepreneurship. The Career MAP displays student performance standards and documents the level of achievement on the standards for each of the 13 student outcomes. (NLA)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Driver Education, Employment Potential, Entrepreneurship, Equipment Maintenance, Inspection, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Outcomes of Education, Performance Tests, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Guides, Reference Materials, Safety Education, Secondary Education, Services, Traffic Safety, Vocational Education
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
Authoring Institution: University of South Florida, Tampa. Dept. of Adult and Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida