9781930556041

Beyond Vocational Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9781930556041

  • ISBN10:

    1930556047

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-11-01
  • Publisher: Eye on Education

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Summary

This book provides the practical information you need to make the transition from traditional "vocational" education programs to the new approaches to career and technical education. It shows you how to organize your schools around relevant career majors using a variety of evolving school formats such as Career Major programs, Tech Prep programs, Academies, and Magnet Schools.

Table of Contents

About The Author vi
Preface vii
Purpose of This Book vii
What You Will Gain from This Book vii
Internal Organization of the Book viii
Rationale for the Transformation of Vocational and Academic Education viii
The Transformation Model ix
Why Applied, Context-Based, And Community-Based High School Reform?
1(30)
Applied Context-Based and Community-Based Education
3(4)
Changing Views About the Role of Schools
7(1)
Implications for Changing High Schools
8(3)
Realigning Educational Practice with Current Societal Needs
11(7)
The Challenge to Education
18(1)
Implications for Changing the Mission of Vocational (Career) Education
18(5)
Implications for Teaching Methodologies of the Past and Present
23(4)
References
27(1)
Sample Schools
28(3)
School Formats And High School Reform Innovations
31(22)
Career Major Programs
33(2)
Tech Prep Programs
35(3)
Academies
38(1)
Magnet Schools
39(2)
Curricular Innovations
41(8)
Applied Instruction
42(1)
Teaching Around Applied Examples
43(1)
Including Applied Learning Exercises
43(1)
Including Applied Problem Solving
44(1)
Career Majors
45(1)
Advising Around Career Majors
45(1)
Teaching in the Context of Student Majors
46(1)
Developing an Integrated Curriculum
47(1)
External Relationships
48(1)
Requiring Community-Based Experiences
48(1)
Articulating the Curriculum with Postsecondary Institutions
49(1)
The Ideal
49(1)
Macro Curricular Decisions
50(3)
Establishing Career Majors
53(22)
What Are Career Majors?
55(2)
Defining the Role of Majors in the School
57(7)
Determining a School's Majors
64(3)
Determine the Scope of Each Major
67(8)
Developing Career Major Courses
75(40)
Detailing Courses to be Developed
77(2)
Differences Between Career and Academic Career Major Course Development
79(1)
Detailing Career Major Courses
80(13)
Course Title and Content Description
81(1)
Overall Course Career Scope
81(1)
Course Instructional Strategy
82(1)
Course Parameters
82(1)
Broad Course Goals
83(3)
Specific Technical or Academic Competencies
86(2)
Career Course Content
88(1)
Academic Course Content
89(4)
Career Activities
93(3)
Planning to Reinforce Content Taught in Other Major Courses
96(2)
Community-Based Activities
98(1)
Student Assessment
99(4)
Summary
103(12)
Integrating And Articulating The Curriculum
115(10)
Integrating the Curriculum
118(4)
Articulating the Curriculum
122(2)
References
124(1)
Planning Community-Based Experiences And School-To-Work
125(24)
What are Community-Based Experiences?
127(2)
Forms of Community-Based Experience Programs
129(8)
Community-Based Partnerships
137(3)
Connecting Activities
140(9)
Evaluating Program Effectiveness
149(11)
Where to Start
151(1)
Measures of Program Effectiveness
152(8)
Past Measures
152(1)
Future Measures
153(1)
Student Retention and Satisfaction
154(1)
Academic Skill Development and Contextual Problem Solving
155(1)
Career Exploration and Skill Development
156(3)
Employability Skill Development
159(1)
Summary
160

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