ERIC Number: ED448354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards: Imaging/Pre-Press Cluster.
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
This document, which is intended as a guide for work force preparation program providers, details the Illinois occupational skill standards for programs preparing students for employment in occupations in the imaging/pre-press cluster. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and credentialing, the process used to develop the skill standards, and assumptions underlying the standards. Presented next are skill standards for 26 tasks typically performed by workers in the imaging/pre-press cluster. Each skill standard statement contains the following components: (1) the actual skill standard (including the conditions of performance, work to be performed, and performance criteria); (2) performance elements and assessment criteria; and (3) a recommended assessment and credentialing approach. The following are among the tasks for which skill standards are provided: provide customer service/customer education; monitor production quality; perform file management; perform camera operations; maintain photographic equipment; assemble digital page elements; use output devices; provide technical services; and conduct technical and ongoing training. The following items are appended: glossary; lists of Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Communications/Information Technology Subcouncil, and Imaging Pre-Press Cluster Skill Standards Development Committee members; Communications/Information Technology Subcouncil Imaging Pre-Press Cluster skill standards recognition proposal; and list of necessary workplace skills. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Behavioral Objectives, Commercial Art, Competence, Competency Based Education, Continuing Education, Definitions, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Evaluation Criteria, Glossaries, Graphic Arts, Guidelines, Information Technology, Job Performance, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Layout (Publications), Models, Occupational Clusters, Performance Based Assessment, Photocomposition, Postsecondary Education, Printmaking, Program Guides, Secondary Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Technical Occupations, Technology Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Troubleshooting
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 46, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390. Tel: 800-322-3905 (Toll Free); Fax: 309-298-2869; e-mail: CPC@wiu.edu; Web site: http://www.standards.siu.edu. For full text: http://www.standards.siu.edu/pdf/communications/Imaging.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois