ERIC Number: ED360526
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for the Future: A Student Awareness Program for Tech Prep & Mid-Level Technology Careers. Facilitator's Guide.
Holt, Charlotte; Walter, Diana
This facilitator's guide provides materials for an interactive program for guidance counselors and teachers to use in presenting the tech prep concept and related career information to students at the middle, junior, and senior high school level. Introductory materials include the rationale and purpose of the program, suggestions for use, and description of the format. The program is divided into five units that may be presented during class-length sessions or independently as time and need dictate. Unit titles are as follows: The Changing Workplace, Mid-Level Technology Careers, Student Expectations, PREParation for TECHnologies, and Planning for the Future. Each unit is divided into the following components: major concept, equipment and materials needed, topics, student behavioral objectives, and presentation. The following support materials for each unit are provided in appendixes: numbered activities, numbered transparencies and transparency masters, handouts, reference materials, including source articles, supplemental literature, a list of works cited, and a list of materials and publications available through the Partnership for Academic and Career Education office; and a glossary of terms. Suggestions for using these materials appear in bold type within the presentation text to direct facilitators to the appropriate appendix. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Careers, Competency Based Education, Employment Patterns, Intermediate Grades, Job Skills, Middle Schools, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Technology, Technology Education, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.