ERIC Number: ED400394
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Integrated Curriculum Activities. Integration of Vocational and Academic Learning through Tech Prep.
Valencia Community Coll., Orlando, FL.; Osceola County School District, Kissimmee, FL.; Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL.
The integrated learning activities in this guide were developed by a committee of educators from Osceola District Schools, Orange County Public Schools, and Valencia Community College (Florida) for a tech prep curriculum. Included are 32 communications-related activities, 30 mathematics activities, and 10 science activities. Each activity includes the discipline and/or the specific course for which it was designed. The topic, competency, and goal are specified, as well as the needed student preparation, materials needed, a description of how to implement the activity, what assessment might be done, the resources used for development, and who developed the activity. Examples of the topics are as follows: creating graphs and an explanation of the information in them; writing an essay on a topic based on the Cable News Network Business Daily Report; producing a thesis appropriate to issues of business and industry; international faxing; preparing for a job interview; developing a resume; gathering and analyzing information and analyzing information to build a swimming pool; using algebra to calculate drug dosage; calculating voltage; calculating the time it takes an object to fall; calculating prices based on inflation rates; using radioactive isotopes in medicine; and time value of money. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Valencia Community Coll., Orlando, FL.; Osceola County School District, Kissimmee, FL.; Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL.
Note: For a related report, see ED 384 775.