ERIC Number: ED400432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Education. Career Awareness & Technology Literacy. Alabama Course of Study. Bulletin 1996, No. 20.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.
This guide, which is intended for classroom teachers, supervisors, and administrators throughout Alabama, contains the minimum required content (core program) for public school instruction in career awareness and technological literacy in grades 7-10. Presented first are the following: introduction examining the vision and goals of career awareness and technological literacy; key definitions; conceptual framework of Alabama's career awareness and technological literacy course of study; discussion of instruction-related elements of technology education programs; and directions for interpreting the minimum required content. Most of the guide consists of parallel lists of topics and content standards for each of the following occupational preparation programs included in Alabama's course of career awareness and technological literacy: information technologies (visual, audio); physical technologies (manufacturing, transportation, power, energy, construction); and bio-related technologies (related health care, plant and animal cultivation, waste management, human factors engineering, fuel and chemical production). Separate standards are provided for level I (grades 7-10) and level II (grades 8-10) programs. Appended are Alabama's diploma requirements and guidelines for local time requirements and homework. Contains 35 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Behavioral Objectives, Biotechnology, Career Awareness, Competency Based Education, Construction (Process), Core Curriculum, Graduation Requirements, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Power Technology, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Technological Literacy, Technology Education, Transportation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama