ERIC Number: ED416418
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Career & Technology Studies. Manual for Administrators, Counsellors and Teachers. Interim.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
This manual is a support document that supplements other Career & Technology Studies (CTS) documents, including the "Career and Technology Studies Program of Studies" and the "Guide to Standards and Implementation" for each strand. Appendixes support each section and may be photocopied or adapted. Section A describes CTS program rationale, goals, project management, organization into 22 strands and almost 650 modules, and key features of the curriculum. Section B describes the following: implementation process; student career planning; scheduling and delivery strategies to expand students' access CTS strands and modules; connections between CTS and other courses; and CTS in junior and senior high school. Section C on classroom implementation outlines steps in planning for learning and discusses choosing instructional strategies, assessing student achievement, selecting and choosing resources, and professional development. Fourteen documents are appended: Scope and Sequence Charts and Module Descriptions; Tracking and Reporting Student Achievement in CTS; CTS in Junior High School; Making Connections in CTS; Strategies for Implementing CTS; CTS Module Parameters; Career Planning in CTS; CTS-IOP (Integrated Occupational Program) Connections; Strategies for Instruction; Developing Facilities to Support CTS; Student Learning Guide Development Matrix and Directory; Assessing Student Achievement in CTS; Standard Health and Safety Practices for CTS; and Credentialling Opportunities for CTS Students. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Career Choice, Career Education, Career Planning, Careers, Competency Based Education, Educational Certificates, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Improvement, Educational Strategies, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Health, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Modules, Professional Development, Program Implementation, Safety, Secondary Education, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Technology Education
World Wide Web: http://ednet.edc.gov.ab.ca
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada