ERIC Number: ED400433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Trade & Industrial Education. Preparing Today for Tomorrow's Workforce. Alabama Course of Study. Bulletin 1996, No. 21.
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 trade and industrial education in grades 7-12. Presented first are the following: introduction examining the objectives and delivery of trade and industrial education through an integrated program of academic and vocational instruction; conceptual framework of Alabama's trade and industrial education course of study; 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: advertising design technology; automotive service technology; building construction technology; building maintenance technology; cabinetmaking and millwork; carpentry; collision repair technology; computer electronics technology; cosmetology/barbering; diesel technology; drafting/design technology; electrical technology; electronics technology; graphic arts technology; heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration technology; industrial maintenance technology; major appliance repair technology; masonry; precision machining technology; small engine repair technology; welding technology; and cooperative education. Appended are Alabama's diploma requirements and guidelines for local time requirements and homework. Contains 16 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advertising, Air Conditioning, Appliance Repair, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Building Trades, Competency Based Education, Computers, Construction (Process), Cooperative Education, Core Curriculum, Drafting, Electricity, Electronics, Graduation Requirements, Graphic Arts, Heating, Machinists, Maintenance, Secondary Education, Small Engine Mechanics, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Trade and Industrial Education, Ventilation, Welding
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama