ERIC Number: ED412425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Logistics. 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 logistics occupations, use technology in the logistics field effectively and efficiently, and prepare for entry into the workplace or related postsecondary programs. 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 opportunities for students to increase their knowledge and appreciation about the scope and roles of each subsector of logistics, the importance of these subsectors to daily living, business and commerce, the effect of different modes of transportation on natural environments, and the variety of occupations involved in related careers. It includes the following: (1) rationale and philosophy for the logistics strand; (2) strand organization; (3) planning for instruction; (4) 12 modules, organized into introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, that cover a comprehensive set of competencies in logistics, warehouse management, and transportation; and define exit-level competencies, specify prerequisites, and outline specific learner expectations; (5) module curriculum and assessment standards; (6) assessment tools; (7) linkages and transitions with other strands, other educational programs, and to the community, the workplace and the credentialing process; (8) a learning resource guide listing six resources keyed to modules, plus sources for further information; and (9) sample student learning guides. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Developed Nations, Distributive Education, Employment Potential, Entry Workers, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Technical Education, Transportation, Vocational Education, Wholesaling
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