ERIC Number: ED411413
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Enterprise & Innovation. Guide to Standards and Implementation. Career & Technology Studies.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
With this Career and Technology Studies (CTS) curriculum guide, secondary students in Alberta can do the following: develop skills that can be applied in their daily lives; refine career-planning skills; develop technology-related skills in enterprise and innovation; enhance employability skills, especially in entrepreneurial pursuits; and apply and reinforce learning developed in other subject areas. The curriculum is organized in strands and modules. This guide encompassing the enterprise and innovation strand contains eight modules that define what a student is expected to know and be able to do (competencies). The guide is organized in the following parts: (1) program rationale and philosophy, learner expectations, program organization, curriculum and assessment standards, and types of competencies in enterprise and innovation; (2) strand rationale and philosophy and strand organization for enterprise and innovation; (3) planning for instruction for career and technology studies and for enterprise and innovation courses; (4) module curriculum and assessment standards for introductory level enterprise and innovation competencies; (5) module curriculum and assessment standards for intermediate level enterprise and innovation competencies; (6) module curriculum and assessment standards for advanced level enterprise and innovation competencies; (7) assessment tools; (8) linkages and transitions; (9) learning resource guide; and (10) sample student learning guides. Modules cover the following topics: challenge and opportunity; planning a venture; analyzing ventures; financing ventures; marketing the venture; implementing the venture; managing the venture; and expanding the venture. (KC)
Descriptors: Business Administration, Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Organization, Entrepreneurship, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Marketing, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada