ERIC Number: ED412419
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Cosmetology Studies. Guide to Standards and Implementation. Career & Technology Studies.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
This Alberta curriculum guide defines competencies that help students build daily living skills, investigate career options in cosmetology, use technology in the cosmetology field effectively and efficiently, and prepare for entry into the workplace or related postsecondary programs in the field. The first section provides a program rationale and philosophy for career and technology studies, general learner expectations, program organization information, curriculum and assessment standards, and types of competencies. The second section contains a rationale and philosophy for the cosmetology strand, strand organization, and planning for instruction. The 58 modules are organized into introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels that cover a comprehensive set of competencies in the field of cosmetology in these areas: hair care and cutting, skin care, make up, manicuring, theatrical makeup, and sales and service. The modules define exit-level competencies, specify prerequisites, and outline specific learner expectations. Other sections of the guide contain the following: module curriculum and assessment standards; assessment tools; linkages and transitions with other strands, other educational programs, and to the community, the workplace and the credentialing process; a learning resource guide listing 35 resources keyed to modules, plus sources for further information; and sample student learning guides. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Cosmetology, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Technical 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