ERIC Number: ED395200
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Electronics Is Our Future.
Coffee, Mary Jo
This document contains the materials for an electronics course that was developed by an ad hoc committee of women employed in electronics and employers and educators in the electronics field and that is targeted toward single parents, displaced homemakers, single pregnant women, and other women interested in pursuing nontraditional careers. The course materials, which are designed to prepare students to enter and be successful in one of Waukesha County (Wisconsin) Technical College's five electronics programs (electronics technology, telecommunications, electrical, electronic drafting and design, and electronics servicing and office equipment repair), include learning activities on the following topics: individual and team strength building; self- and career exploration focusing on expanding self-confidence and decision-making skills; developing mechanical and technical reasoning through pretechnical hands-on laboratory activities; and developing a final action plan for enrolling in school. The following materials are included in the document: course outcome statements (objectives/competencies); lesson plans containing objectives, list of topics discussed, teacher activities, student activities, and list of materials/references used in the lesson; assessment outline and materials; and student handouts. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Exploration, Competency Based Education, Decision Making, Electronic Technicians, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Nontraditional Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Prevocational Education, Self Actualization, Self Esteem, Teamwork, Technical Institutes, Technology Education, Two Year Colleges, Womens Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education, Madison. Wisconsin Technical Coll. System.
Authoring Institution: Waukesha County Technical Coll., Pewaukee, WI.