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Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos; Fair, Kerry-Lyn – 1979
In an effort to develop curricula to meet the occupational training needs identified in a 1978 survey of area business leaders, Broward Community College (BCC) undertook a research project designed to: (1) determine the occupational areas that were in greatest need of vocational training programs; (2) identify the job-level competencies for the…
Descriptors: Building Trades, Business Education, Community Colleges, Community Surveys
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Training. – 1969
This report is intended to explain the steps followed in developing a particular curriculum, to state the problems encountered and their solutions, and to provide a general guide for others who wish to use a systems approach. The curriculum developed was to be used in training Federal law enforcement recruits. Using a systems approach, job data…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Federal Programs
Doyle, Leonie; Kurth, Brian; Kerr, Ella – 2000
The rise of the office economy and its impact on vocational education and training (VET) in Australia were examined by replicating the methodology used in Carnevale and Rose's U.S. study on the impact of the new office economy. Both studies took a functional approach to analyzing economic activities and the work force and focused primarily on…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Development, Career Ladders, Colleges
Ammerman, Harry L.; Essex, Duane W. – 1977
Designed to be of value to both occupational curriculum personnel and those persons concerned with noncurriculum issues of occupational description and updating of job content information, this volume is the fourth of a five-volume set describing a systematic approach for constructing task inventories, surveying the task performance of…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Data Processing
Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. U.S. Training and Employment Service. – 1962
The United States Training and Employment Service General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), first published in 1947, has been included in a continuing program of research to validate the tests against success in many different occupations. The GATB consists of 12 tests which measure nine aptitudes: General Learning Ability; Verbal Aptitude; Numerical…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Career Guidance, Cutting Scores, Evaluation Criteria
Rose, Pearl H. – 1976
Information concerning job characteristics and employment skills for the physically handicapped were provided for 227 occupations contained within the Washington Occupational Information Service (WOIS) career information system. For each occupation, an adjunct description was written, including alternative or feasible occupations in each…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs
SMITH, ROBERT G., JR. – 1964
A SIX-STEP PROCESS IS DESCRIBED FOR DEFINING JOB-RELEVANT OBJECTIVES FOR THE TRAINING OF MILITARY PERSONNEL. (1) A FORM OF SYSTEM ANALYSIS IS OUTLINED TO PROVIDE THE CONTEXT FOR THE STUDY OF A PARTICULAR MILITARY OCCUPATION SPECIALTY. (2) A TASK INVENTORY IS MADE OF THE MAJOR DUTIES IN THE JOB AND THE MORE SPECIFIC JOB TASKS ASSOCIATED WITH EACH…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Job Training
DeBloois, Michael; Melton, Raymond G. – 1974
The School Personnel Utilization Project developed a series of modules to assist school personnel in building the necessary skills for the development of organizational change strategies and collaborative, collegial educational problem solving capabilities. This specific module on functional task analysis will assist the user in monitoring and…
Descriptors: Administrators, Differentiated Staffs, Guides, Inservice Teacher Education
NorthWest Center for Emerging Technologies, Bellevue, WA. – 1999
This document presents skill standards for technology occupations. An overview describes national context, changes in the updated "Millennium Edition" of the skill standards, trends in information technology, and curriculum informed by skill standards. Skill standards are presented for eight career clusters in information technology (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science, Information Technology, Job Skills
Benson, Stephen D.; Whittington, Marna C. – 1975
An impact analysis of the Vocational Opinion Index Transition System (VOITS) was conducted by studying the first six months of its implementation at a Minneapolis vocational training center. (The VOITS program provides skills training personnel with an early diagnosis of an individual's "Job Readiness Posture" and guidelines for the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Individualized Programs
Lininger, Carol – 1989
This curriculum guide provides materials for a course in passenger transportation and travel. The four-credit, competency-based program provides students with skills necessary to obtain employment in the aviation industry, travel agencies, hotel/motel management, and car rental agencies. An overview of vocational-technical education at the school…
Descriptors: Air Transportation, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides
Watson, Douglas, Ed. – 1976
Intended for vocational rehabilitation facilities, the document presents guidelines for the provision of vocational evaluation services to deaf persons. Explained in Section I is the vocational evaluation process, with chapters covering an introduction and overview, delivery of services to deaf clients, and objectives and process of the vocational…
Descriptors: Deafness, Delivery Systems, Exceptional Child Services, Guidelines
Redding, Richard E. – 1992
Traditional methods for task analysis have been largely based on the Instructional Systems Development (ISD) model, which is widely used throughout industry and the military. The first part of this document gives an overview of cognitive task analysis, which is conducted within the first phase of ISD. The following steps of cognitive task analysis…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Guidelines
Natale, Don; And Others – 1978
The stated purpose of this training plan manual is to assist the cooperative industrial education coordinator in determining the student's performance both in school and on the job in order that the student learner may reach his/her occupational goal. Major contents are training plans (lists of learning experiences and job tasks to be undertaken…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Employee Responsibility
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Ryba, Ken; Selby, Linda; Brown, Roy – Down Syndrome Research and Practice, 2004
This study was undertaken to explore the use of a digital camera for mental imagery training of a vocational task with two young adult men with Down syndrome. The results indicate that these particular men benefited from the use of a collaborative training process that involved mental imagery for learning a series of photocopying operations. An…
Descriptors: Photography, Imagery, Down Syndrome, Adult Vocational Education
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