ERIC Number: ED413429
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Wildlife. Guide to Standards and Implementation. Career & Technology Studies.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
This Alberta curriculum guide, focusing on wildlife, 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. Section A provides information on Career and Technology Studies (CTS), such as program rationale and philosophy, general learner expectations, curriculum structure and levels of achievement, curriculum and assessment standards, and basic competencies reference guide. Section B presents strand rationale and philosophy and strand organization, including development model, levels, scope and sequence, and module descriptions. Section C addresses planning for instruction for CTS and wildlife. Sections D-F contain 17 module curriculum and assessment standards for introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. Each module within a level contains these components: level, theme, prerequisite, module description, module parameters, and curriculum and assessment standards. The latter are found in two charts: one correlating module learner expectations, assessment criteria and conditions, and suggested emphasis and the other concepts, specific learner expectations, and teacher notes. Sections G-J provide background information and strategies for assessing student achievement and assessment tools; an overview of linkages and transitions of CTS modules with organizations; lists of learning resources; and background information, strategies, a template for developing student learning guides, and several sample student learning guides. (YLB)
Descriptors: Animals, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Fisheries, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Material Development, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education, Wildlife, Wildlife Management
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada