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vocational curriculum

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vocational curriculum

  1. 1. Vocational Curriculum (VC) I. Introduction • A. Responsibility • B. A “Useful” Education
  2. 2. Vocational Curriculum (VC) II. History • A. Cottage Industry - Making goods in the home QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. TIFFQuickTimeª and this picture. a are (Uncompressed) decompressor needed to see • B. Apprenticeship • 1. Guild system - Middle Ages • 2. Ben Franklin - apprenticeship academy TIFF QuickTimeª see th and a are (Uncompressed) needed to
  3. 3. Vocational Curriculum II. History • C.. Industrial Revolution QuickTimeª and TIFF (Uncompressed TIFF QuickTimeª see this picture. and a (Uncompressed) decompressor to see are needed are needed to • (apprenticeship to factory/assembly demo) • D. Smith-Hughes Act - 1917 TIFF QuickTimeª see this picture. and a are (Uncompressed) decompressor • E. 1930’s to WWII needed to • 1. GI Bill QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. • F. Today
  4. 4. Vocational Curriculum V. Curriculum Design • A. Similarities to other Curricula • 1. Subject Centered Curriculum - • 2. Elective Curriculum -
  5. 5. Vocational Curriculum (VC) V. Curriculum Design • B. Factory Model • Put in students---Process students---Get a finished product • C. Current Applications • 1. Practical Arts - • 2. Vocational Education -
  6. 6. Vocational Curriculum (VC) V. Curriculum Design • 3. Community college - • 4. University - • 5. On-the-job training-
  7. 7. Vocational Curriculum (VC) V. Curriculum Design • D. Instructional Methods • 1. Demonstration and Practice • 2. “Mastery Learning” • 3. Special Equipment, labs, group work
  8. 8. Vocational Curriculum (VC) V. Curriculum Design • E. Teachers • 1. Work Experience and State Certification - • 2. Employed in their vocation - • 3. Minimal Teacher Experience -
  9. 9. Vocational Curriculum (VC) VI. Curriculum Development • A. World of work emphasized • B. Five connections between Vocational Curriculum and workplace • 1.Teachers in workplace • 2. Advisory committees • 3. Survey • 4. Placement Process • 5. Corporate Training
  10. 10. Vocational Curriculum VII. Curriculum Evaluation • A. Employment • B. Enrollment • C. (Subject Mastery)
  11. 11. Vocational Curriculum VIII. Appraisal • A. Difficulties/Weaknesses • 1. Ideology of Capitalism • a. Materialism • b. Reductionism • c. Mechanistic Humans • d. Exploitation ( Marx)
  12. 12. Vocational Curriculum VIII. Appraisal • 2. Utilitarian Ethics QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) d are needed to see this • a. Does pleasure motivate ? • b. Does pleasure equal goodness ? • c. It thrill seeking a worthy end ? QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) d are needed to see this
  13. 13. Vocational Curriculum VIII. Appraisal • 3. Curriculum Design • a. Education vs. Training QuickTimeª and TIFF (Uncompressed) are needed to see t • b. Technological lag • c. Efficiency vs. Understanding
  14. 14. Vocational Curriculum VIII. Appraisal • B. Strengths • 1. Capitalism • 2. Utilitarianism • a. Working towards everyone’s best interest • b. Has stood the test of time • 3. Vocational curriculum • a. Provides skilled labor force in America • b. Agriculture---industry---technology QuickTimeª and a QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompres QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. are needed to see this picture. TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  15. 15. Vocational Curriculum IX. Conclusion • A. Continues in existence • B. Evolvement of VC • C. Questions

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