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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EVT6169
Tracking Number - 1581

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2008-06-09
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Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2008-03-28
  2. Department: Adult, Career & Higher Education
  3. College: ED
  4. Budget Account Number: 17310000
  5. Contact Person: Bill Blank
  6. Phone: 9740314
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: EVT
  9. Number: 6169
  10. Full Title: Enhancing Career & Technical Education Curriculum
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Enhan Career & Tech Ed Curric
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: N/A
  23. Corequisites: N/A
  24. Course Description: Enhancing career & technical education curriculum including broadening mission, goals & outcomes, integration with academics, work-based learning, contextual learning, appropriate technoloy & certifying student mastery. Open to majors & non-majors.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: The content of this course is currently being taught as EVT 6930 Seminar and is a required course in the MA Degree in Career & Technical Education. The program wishes to use EVT 6930 Seminar for special topics, etc. necessitating the need for a new cours
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This course will be a required course for the MA degree in Career and Technical Education (will replace EVT 6930 Seminar) and may also be taken by career and technical educators who wish to renew their teaching certificate.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No, however, the content of this course is currently being delivered in EVT 6930 Seminar.
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Doctorate in Career & Technical Education or closely related field plus experience teaching in a CTE program at the local level.
  29. Objectives: • Re-examine the mission, goals and outcomes of the CTE program in light of current trends

    • Broaden the CTE program to include all aspects of industry (AAI) and integrate it with academics

    • Examine principles of learning applied to CTE

    • Explore innovations in CTE curriculum and instruction

    • Explore ways of infusing work-based learning into the curriculum

    • Explore new developments in CTE programs and structure

    • Plan for utilizing technology to develop and deliver curriculum

    • Develop a comprehensive curriculum improvement plan

  30. Learning Outcomes: • Update and broaden CTE program goals and school/institution mission statement

    • Develop plans to broaden the CTE program using concepts of AAI and career clusters

    • Develop plans for integrating the CTE program with academic education

    • Demonstrate knowledge of K-14 CTE innovations

    • Produce a product showing mastery of principles of effective learning in CTE context

    • Develop expertise in a selected CTE curriculum innovation

    • Develop awareness of a broad range of other CTE curriculum innovations

    • Develop plans to incorporate work-based learning into the curriculum

    • Plan for incorporating innovations in assessment and certification

    • Use the internet to locate existing curriculum resources

    • Plan for the use of current technology in the curriculum

    • Develop awareness of Section 508 issues

    • Develop a comprehensive curriculum improvement plan

  31. Major Topics: • Infusing career development into mission statements of schools, colleges or institutions

    • Reconciling CTE program goals with the broader goals of education today

    • Incorporating “all aspects of industry” into the curriculum

    • The career cluster concept

    • Integrating academic and career & technical education

    • CTE innovations in the early grades

    • CTE innovations in the high school

    • CTE innovations at the postsecondary level

    • Principles of effective learning applied to CTE context

    • Innovations in CTE curriculum

    • Eliminating bias and stereotypes in the CTE curriculum

    • Work-based learning

    • Innovations in assessment

    • Innovations in certifying student outcomes

    • Locating existing curriculum materials

    • Incorporating the Internet into the curriculum

    • Web quests, blogs, wikkis, podcasts & other current technologies

    • Section 508 Compliance issues

    • Developing a comprehensive plan for improving the CTE curriculum

  32. Textbooks: N/A
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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