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ERIC Number: ED414495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Career Pathways. A Guide for Expanding Vocational-Technical Education in the Middle School/Junior High School.
Baxter, Jim
This guide, which was developed for Idaho middle and junior high school teachers, provides a framework for developing hands-on curricula that will acquaint students with concepts and activities common to a wide range of occupations. Presented after a brief introduction explaining the rationale for a curriculum based on career pathways are a curriculum framework and brief discussions of staffing and delivery options. The remainder of the guide consists of six sections that each contain the following: career pathway; career majors to which the pathway leads; and occupations to which the career majors lead. The pathways and career majors included are as follows: arts and communications (artistic design, communications, arts and entertainment); business and management (accounting, computer science, management, marketing and sales, banking and finance, consumer and personal services, administrative support); health services (health diagnostics, health therapy, health information support, health care environmental services); human resources (legal services, protective services, social services, educational services, recreation and coaching); industrial and engineering (construction, mechanical, production and manufacturing, technical service and repair, engineering); and natural resources (agricultural sciences, forestry and conservation, environmental sciences, exploratory sciences). Appended are the following: sample exploratory experience outline form; sample exploratory experience activity; and list of 22 resources. (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Div. of Vocational Education, Boise.
Identifiers - Location: Idaho