ERIC Number: ED363696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
PHOENIX. Higher Wage Careers.
Bismarck State Coll., ND.
This document outlines the curriculum plan for the one-semester vocational-technical training component of PHOENIX: A Model Program for Higher-Wage Potential Careers offered by Bismarck State College (North Dakota) which prepares and/or retrains individuals for higher-wage technical careers. The comprehensive model for the program is organized around the three stages of recruitment, vocational technical training, and job success. The model is designed as an introduction to nontraditional/technical careers and courses and as a reinforcement of the student's personal development and confidence in basic workplace skills. The introductory section presents an overview of the program and comprehensive model, enrollment and orientation procedures, and the curriculum plan. The following topics are covered in the individual units of the vocational-technical training component: career counseling and assessment and career exploration; introduction to trade, industrial, and technical occupations; self-development; applied math concepts; workplace communications; applied issues (group communication skills, interpersonal relationships, and self-examination); physical fitness; applied biology/chemistry; and principles of technology. Each unit includes a course description, course focus statement, series of goals and objectives, list of materials referenced, and recommended course schedule. (MN)
Descriptors: Biology, Career Exploration, Chemistry, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Relationship, Job Skills, Mathematics Skills, Models, Nontraditional Occupations, Physical Fitness, Postsecondary Education, Recruitment, Self Actualization, Technical Education, Technical Occupations, Technology Education, Vocational Education, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: North Dakota State Board for Vocational-Technical Education, Bismarck.
Authoring Institution: Bismarck State Coll., ND.