ERIC Number: ED458416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
SCANS-Related, Project-Based Instruction and Learning in Adult Education: A Professional Development Packet.
Tibbetts, John; Sherman, Renee; Crocker, Judy; Evans, Arthur
This packet contains materials for a professional development workshop series to prepare adult educators to design and implement instruction based on the SCANS skills, using a project-based approach to instruction. Session 1 is a full day, although facilitators may choose to make it two three-hour sessions. Session 2 is three and one-half hours. Contents for each session consist of these components: lists of handout and transparency masters; overview (objectives, time requirements, materials checklist, preparation checklist), outline for session, preparation for session, and facilitator's notes. Facilitator's notes for Session 1 cover these six topics: Introduction, Objectives, Agenda; Overview and Implications of the SCANS Reports; The Need for Workplace Collaboration in the 21st Century; Project-Based Instruction as a Vehicle for Learning and Practicing Collaborative SCANS Skills; Interim Project-Based Task for Participants; and Wrap-up of Session 1. Facilitator's notes for Session 2 focus on Overview of Session 2; Assessment and Evaluation of SCANS-Related, Project-Based Instruction and Learning; Team Completion of Lesson Plans and Planning for the Presentation; Presentation of Projects to the Whole Workshop Group; Brainstorming Uses of SCANS-Related, Project-Based Lessons; and Wrap-up of Session 2. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Behavioral Objectives, Brainstorming, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Group Activities, Instructional Design, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Professional Development, Student Projects, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods, Team Training, Teamwork
For full text: http://www.air.org/nrs/reports/SCANS-Related%20PD.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
Authoring Institution: Pelavin Research Inst., Washington, DC.