ERIC Number: ED448282
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Project-Based Learning for Cosmetology Students.
Bidwell, Sheri E.
This document, which was written for Ohio cosmetology teachers and academic teachers who instruct cosmetology students, presents projects that were developed by a team of highly skilled cosmetology and academic teachers with input from workplace representatives. Section 1 presents the following materials to help teachers provide students with effective project-based learning (PBL) experiences: an overview of PBL; guidelines and materials for portfolio assessment and assessment rubrics; suggestions for getting started with projects; suggestions for using the projects in this document; suggestions for integrating technology into the cosmetology curriculum; suggestions for developing additional projects; and a list of 33 print and World Wide Web cosmetology project resources for teachers and students; and a list of 7 references. Section 2 contains complete instructions for six projects that teachers can use to supplement and enhance the cosmetology curriculum. The following are among the items provided for each project: project summary; project index; list of competencies taught or practiced in the project; teacher information and instructions; project rubric; student instructions; and production schedule. The project topics are as follows: researching careers in cosmetology; job shadowing; developing a salon business plan; developing and using training programs and materials; creating salon employees policy manual; and getting a cosmetology job. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration, Career Development, Career Exploration, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Uses in Education, Cosmetology, Definitions, Education Work Relationship, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Employment Practices, Employment Qualifications, Entrepreneurship, Evaluation Methods, Experiential Learning, Fused Curriculum, Guidelines, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Internet, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Activities, Material Development, Portfolio Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Scoring Rubrics, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Student Projects, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio