|Connecting Education and Employment|
|CLASS CODE:||HFED 380||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||HOME & FAMILY EDUCATION|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|CATALOG DESCRIPTION:||Prepares future occupational educators to teach school and career options to secondary students.|
|DESCRIPTION:||This course is an advanced study of coordinated work experience in the educational setting and implementation of school-to-work initiatives. The focus of the course will be to provide the skills and knowledge needed for the professional teacher to be competent in creating and maintaining a cooperative education or school-to-work system. This course will examine current practices here in Idaho and will look at other exemplary programs around the nation and around the world.|
|TOPICS:||Work-based learning in occupational education; Work-based learning at the secondary level; Foundations of quality work-based learning; Work-based learning activity planning; Work-based learning implementation and management; Legal considerations of work-based learning; College-level work-based learning; Work-based competencies; Advisory Committees; Student Organizations|
|OBJECTIVES:||You should be able to demonstrate in your participation, case studies, presentations and exams:
1. Establish guidelines for a STW program.
2. Manage the students enrolled in a STW program.
3. Secure and retain training stations.
4. Develop the abilities of the on-the-job instructors.
5. Market the STW program to the business and educational community.
6. Develop training plans for students.
7. Understand the economics and social factors associated with school-to-work initiatives.
8. Evaluate the STW programs.
9. Describe what STW is nationally and in Idaho.
10. Understand Federal legislation regarding child employment.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Presentations; Case Study; Participation; Exams|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|