ERIC Number: ED478945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
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Guidelines for Assessing Michigan Standards in Industrial Technology Education.
Lutz, Ronald J.
This document presents Michigan's standards in industrial technology education and details assessment procedures that will enable Michigan industrial technology teachers to analyze, upgrade, and justify their current programs. The introductory section contains the following materials: a discussion of supportive organizations; an overview of development of the Michigan standards and assessment of industrial education; a list of educators in the 1998-1999 summer seminar group; background information on industrial technology education; a statement of the philosophy of industrial technology education; instructions for assessing an industrial technology program; an assessment data report form; and an assessment summary form. The remainder of the document presents the Michigan standards for industrial technology programs, which cover the following areas: (1) philosophy (development, utilization, reviewing and revising); (2) instructional program (content areas, goals, objectives, content); (3) instructional strategies (planning, implementing, methods, evaluation); (4) safety and health (program, physical environment, records); (5) student populations served (student needs, student diversity); (6) support systems (human resources, physical resources, financial resources); (7) administration and supervision (staffing, planning and organization, budgeting, directing and monitoring, data collecting and reporting, communicating); (8) instructional staff (legal/regulatory qualifications, professional/educational responsibilities, personal qualities); and (9) public relations (target populations, media). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Definitions, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Records (Forms), State Standards, Statewide Planning, Technology Education, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan