ERIC Number: ED412420
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Energy and Mines. 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 energy and mines, use technology in the fields of energy and mining 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 provides a comprehensive view of energy and mineral development in Alberta and Canada, including rationale and philosophy for the energy and mines strand, strand organization, and planning for instruction. The 26 modules are organized into introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels that cover a comprehensive set of competencies in the field of energy and mines on the following topics: resource exploration, recovery, production, marketing and management, and conservation. Modules also 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 48 resources keyed to modules, plus sources for further information; and sample student learning guides. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Employment Potential, Energy, Energy Education, Energy Occupations, Entry Workers, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Mining, Secondary Education, 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