ERIC Number: ED378322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Development of a Career Student Guide for the Tech Prep Program for Henry County High School.
Winchester, Ruth Ann
This practicum report describes the research conducted in preparation for developing a career student guide to acquaint students attending Henry County High School (HCHS) in McDonough, Georgia, with the school's new tech prep program. Chapters 1 and 2 contain background information about HCHS' tech prep program and a review of literature regarding considerations in developing student guides and marketing tech prep. Chapter 3 explains the procedures used to conduct the literature review, interview representatives of other tech prep programs, and formulate the criteria used in developing the career student guide. Chapters 4 and 5 discuss the key findings and implications of the literature review and interviews. Appended are lists of programs contacted for the study, the guide development criteria, and the career student guide, which includes the following: overview of the tech prep program; high school graduation requirements; tech prep requirements; HCHS program clusters; community/technical school clusters; tech prep options and process; and 4-year course sequences for the business management, mechanical, and health/human services tech prep programs; and information about DeKalb Technical Institute, which is the postsecondary institution involved in HCHS's tech prep program. Contains 15 references. (MN)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Practicum Papers; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Doctor of Education Practicum Report, Nova Southeastern University.