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Boone, Harry N., Jr., Ed. – 2001
These proceedings contain eight papers presented at the meeting, each followed by a critique. Major areas studied are home schooling, incorporating agriscience and biotechnology in agricultural education, part-time employment by agricultural education teachers, 4-H, attitudes of Agricultural Science Institute participants, client satisfaction, and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology
Walker, Thomas J.; And Others – 1995
Three Pennsylvania universities focused on defining the functional role and identifying the training needs of work-based mentors for Pennsylvania's system of school-to-work transition, in order to design a training protocol. Interviews were conducted with 81 experienced employees concerning their view of the mentoring role and the activities that…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cooperative Programs, Course Content, Course Descriptions
Pittsburgh Univ., PA. School of Education. – 1988
A project developed computer software based upon Interstate Distributive Education Curriculum Consortium (IDECC) competency-based materials to produce a new curriculum management system for Pennsylvania secondary marketing education programs. During the project, an advisory committee composed of secondary marketing teachers, business people, and…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Software Development, Computer Software Evaluation
Cromwell, Susan E. – 1984
This project was conducted to develop a systematic approach for writing secondary production agriculture courses of study. A review of literature identified the major concerns in course development and provided a basis for the initial design of a course of study planning guide. The initial guide was written, then reviewed by the Agricultural and…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Cooperative Programs
Griffith, Ellis J.; Long, Thomas E. – 1985
A project was conducted to identify content for the development of a science skill inventory. This instrument is intended to measure teacher perceptions of the science skills needed by students for optimum success in secondary vocational programs. The resources of four college and university libraries, various curriculum and media centers, and…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Course Content, Educational Needs, Needs Assessment
Makin, Richard C. – 1981
A study examined which agricultural mechanics skills were being taught by vocational horticulture teachers in Pennsylvania and compared the degree of proficiency possessed by teachers for particular competencies with the indicated relative importance of these competencies as perceived by employers in the horticulture industry. Also examined were…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Skills, Competence
Mason, Kathy – 1975
The Insurance Department and the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania collaborated on the insurance guide intending to present basic information about the insurance industry and its regulations in Pennsylvania. Presented in a format appropriate to existing curriculum needs and students' skills at the secondary level, the…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Consumer Education, Course Content, Curriculum Guides
Butler, Richard T.; Smith, William J. – 1971
The guidelines for an aviation education program give directions and provide coordination and correlation for the program in Pennsylvania's schools. Chapter 1 discusses the approach to aviation education--the problem, procedure, and definition of terms. Chapter 2 briefly outlines teacher responsibilities and student advantages. Focusing on…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aviation Technology, Behavioral Objectives, Career Education
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Curriculum Services. – 1974
Intended to facilitate the improvement of industrial arts education in Pennsylvania, the guidelines for planning and development emphasize an interdisciplinary approach. They are aimed at professional personnel and are divided into general provisions which are applied (with changes in specific content where appropriate) to elementary, middle…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education