ERIC Number: ED444005
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Human Resources/Services Career Cluster ITAC for Career-Focused Education. Integrated Technical & Academic Competencies.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in human resources/services, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the human resources/services ITAC career cluster. The first half of the document, which introduces the ITAC system's underlying principles and elements, contains the following items: (1) descriptions of the three types of integrated competencies (core, career cluster, and specialization) forming the ITAC model; (2) guidelines for using ITAC; (3) an explanation of the components of the 51 core ITAC; and (4) a table detailing the academic connections in the core ITAC. The second half of the document, which focuses on the human resources/services career cluster ITAC, is divided into six sections, each of which focuses on one of the following strands deemed essential for all careers: solving problems and thinking skillfully; communicating effectively; applying technology; working responsibly; planning and managing a career; and managing resources. Each section contains the following items: expectation; competencies; sample scenario; sample guiding questions; connections to core ITAC competencies; connections to academic models; and connections to Ohio's proficiency tests and ACT Work Keys. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Communication Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Critical Thinking, Education Work Relationship, Employment Qualifications, Evaluation Criteria, Human Resources, Human Services, Integrated Curriculum, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Learning Activities, Money Management, Occupational Clusters, Office Occupations, Partnerships in Education, Performance Factors, Problem Solving, Professional Occupations, Relevance (Education), School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Service Occupations, Skill Development, Skilled Occupations, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach, Teaching Guides, Technical Education, Thinking Skills, Time Management, Transfer of Training, Vocational Education, Wellness, White Collar Occupations, Work Attitudes
Publications, Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090, Tel: 800-848-4815, ext. 24277, Fax: 614-292-1260, Web site: http://www.cete.org/products (ITAC Cluster-HMNR, $20).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Work Keys (ACT)