ERIC Number: ED401466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
As Teachers Tell It: Implementing All Aspects of the Industry. Supporting Materials. [Volume Two.]
Andrew, Erika Nielsen, Ed.
This document contains supporting materials from five case studies illustrating the All Aspects of the Industry (AAI) approach. AAI provides a framework for redesigning programs around broadly conceived, interdisciplinary, industry-focused programs and integrating academic and vocational education. Materials from the Boston (Massachusetts) Public Schools' New Directions Curriculum include the following: health and safety on the job--an overview for vocational teachers; the labor aspect; principles of technology; management; finance; and community economic development. The Oakland (California) Health and Bioscience Academy is represented by the following: incorporating AAI into student worksite learning experiences; school-based health clinic; student projects and AAI; and postsecondary articulation. The following materials are from the Rindge School of Technical Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts: overview of the school; the 10th grade in 1993: industries and humanities; pathways: the evolution and new plan for 1994 and beyond; and career paths internship programs--program descriptions 1995-1996. From South Division High School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are the following: School-to-Work Integrated Studies program objectives; AAI framework; and summer integrated work plans. Materials from the Pennsylvania Youth Apprenticeship Program in Pittsburgh are as follows: history of curriculum development; the AAI project assessment rubric; and the Bridge project portfolios. A section of resources for teaching AAI contains annotated descriptions of the following: 7 organizations offering technical assistance; 6 curricular resources; 12 resources on small business development, entrepreneurship and industry trends; and 34 technical assistance organizations and 48 print and nonprint materials on community, environment, finance, health and safety, labor, management, planning, and principles of technology. Longer descriptions are provided of the following complementary education reform organizations: Coalition of Essential Schools; Center for Collaborative Education; service learning programs; Foxfire; Rural Entrepreneurship through Action Learning (REAL) enterprises; and City/Community-as-School. (SK)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Career Exploration, Case Studies, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Educational Legislation, Educational Resources, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Program Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.