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ERIC Number: ED424403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 132
Abstractor: N/A
Putting the Pieces Together: Integration of Academic and Vocational Technical Education. South Dakota Integration Training Model. 2nd Edition.
Kucker, Marsha; Smith-Rockhold, Gloria; Bemis, Dodie; Wiese, Vickie
This document is a compilation of materials on integrating academic and vocational technical education. Section 1 presents integration basics, including a definition, its benefits, barriers, conditions required for integration, and models, pros, and cons. Section 2 focuses on curriculum alignment and provides steps for designing an integrated unit of study and sample time frame for course alignment. Section 3 addresses goal/rationale, concepts, essential questions, and theme. Section 4 provides materials on standards: the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills standards with examples of employability-related student activities, instructional strategy development form, and ideas for integrating employability competencies into academic courses. Section 5 provides materials on topics engaging instructional strategies, multiple intelligences, assessing how students learn, and activity planning forms. Section 6 on assessment covers the following: defining assessment, Bloom's taxonomy, comparison of typical and authentic tests, assessment methods and products, and rubrics. Section 7 contains a suggested agenda for a 2-day training session with related handouts and forms. Section 8 contains five project examples, each with these components: school district/address, subject/programs areas, goal, objectives, career readiness skills, career clusters, duration, materials/resources, instructional activities, and assessment. Section 9 is a glossary. (YLB)
South Dakota Curriculum Center, 435 South Chapelle, Pierre, SD 57501-3210; Tel: 605-224-6287.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: South Dakota State Dept. of Education, Pierre. Div. of Workforce and Career Preparation.
Authoring Institution: South Dakota Curriculum Center, Pierre.; Lake Area Technical Inst., Watertown, SD.; Mitchell Technical Inst., SD.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A