ERIC Number: ED408469
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Tech Prep Handbook: Performance Assessment.
Hensley, Oliver D., Ed.; And Others
This handbook for tech prep practitioners in Texas consists of loose-leaf documents from the performance assessment areas currently available to tech prep practitioners. The first part of the handbook consists of 10 sample assessment documents that were selected from over 900 performance assessment based on a quantitative rating system. The documents, which are intended as guides for teachers developing their own assessment instruments/processes, are as follows: "Status Report May 1997: Summary of Statewide Data on Programs and Baseline Student Characteristics"; "1994-95 Tech Prep Graduate Survey"; "Assessment of Business and Industry Needs for Guadalupe County"; "Intergenerational Professions Information Packet for Intergenerational Professions for Tech Prep"; "Award Winning Lesson Plans for Integrating Workplace Skills into the Classroom"; "Competency/Outcomes for Tech Prep Programs and Crosswalks to SCANS [Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills] Skills"; "Competency Profile CAGR 1302 Microcomputer Operating Systems"; "Real World Portfolios"; "The Master Plan for Career and Technical Education"; and "SOICC (State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee) Activities for PY (Program Year) 1995." The remainder of the document details the findings of the 1997 survey of 19 of Texas' 25 tech prep consortia. Appended are the student outcomes questionnaire and the geographic representation of responses to the questionnaire. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Articulation (Education), Career Education, Consortia, Cooperative Planning, Coordination, Graduate Surveys, Integrated Curriculum, Intergenerational Programs, Lesson Plans, Models, Needs Assessment, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, State Surveys, Statewide Planning, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Tech Prep, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Texas