ERIC Number: ED395188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Tech Prep Intergenerational Curriculum Development Project. Final Report.
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock.
A project was conducted at Texas Tech University to develop a competency-based curriculum to support statewide implementation of tech prep intergenerational programs (careers in providing services to well elderly persons and to children). Project activities included the following: (1) revision and expansion of the Intergenerational Target Occupations/Career Pathways Model on the basis of field testing; (2) provision of a 6-hour inservice training workshop on the curriculum for 77 teachers and administrators representing school districts from through the state and from school districts who were implementing the Intergenerational Professions course in fall 1993; (3) revision of the competency matrix and the "Tech Prep Intergenerational Guide"; (4) expansion of the intergenerational curriculum model to include postsecondary and advanced skills levels--three separate 6-year plans were developed for tech prep associate degrees in intergenerational professions, early childhood professions, and gerontology; and (5) sharing of project results statewide. (The majority of this document is made up of the instructional guide for intergenerational professions tech prep courses. The guide includes a matrix of competencies/scope and sequence, competencies coupled with teaching strategies for the courses, classroom activities, information sheets, resource lists, and sample lessons.) (KC)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Articulation (Education), Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, College Programs, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Gerontology, Educational Resources, High Schools, Intergenerational Programs, Learning Activities, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Tech Prep, Transparencies
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock.