ERIC Number: ED399390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Community Health. Career & Technology Studies. Guide to Standards and Implementation. Interim 1996 (September 1996-September 1997).
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
This document contains materials for teachers to use in presenting the community health strand of the career and technology studies (CTS) program that has been approved for secondary schools in Alberta, Canada. The first three sections outline the philosophy/rationale, organization, and curriculum and assessment standards of the CTS program in general and the community health strand in particular, as well as various considerations in planning for instruction in the community health strand at the junior and senior high school levels. The next three sections define the curriculum and assessment standards for the 31 modules constituting the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels of the community health strand. Among the topics covered in the modules are the following: family dynamics; child care/development; home care; personal safety management; adolescent health; marriage; community volunteerism; day care; anatomy, physiology, and pathology; complementary therapies; first aid; parenting; aging; prenatal/postnatal care; challenged individuals; mental health; and medical technology. The remaining four sections contain the following: assessment tools generic to the CTS program and specific to the community health strand modules; overview of linkages and transitions of CTS modules with a number of organizations; guidelines for establishing a resource-based classroom; and sample student learning guides for two modules. (MN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Education, Community Health Services, Competency Based Education, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Technology Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada