Vocational Education

Listing of Course Designations & Rubrics

Vocational Education - VED

2001 Foundations of Vocational Education (3) F 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Overview of programs and practices; history, philosophy, and purposes of vocational education.

3200 Presentation Methods in Vocational and Adult Education (3) S Recognized methods of group presentation and individual training.

3602 Learning Styles (1) V How individuals perceive and process information; learning cycle applications in teaching management; work-team performance; business, industry, and career development.

3603 Classroom Management in Vocational Education (1) S Managing the vocational classroom; emphasis on student behavior; techniques for preventing, diagnosing, and handling student discipline problems.

4001 History of Vocational Education (3) F,Su-E Events and organizations that contributed to the development of vocational education.

4102 Course Development in Vocational Education (3) F Course, unit, and lesson plan development in vocational education; selection and evaluation of course materials.

4200 Teaching in Vocational Education Content Areas (3) S Prereq.: VED 2001 and 3200. Teaching vocational education in the formal classroom; emphasis on content area, selection of materials, and planning instruction.

4201 Management of Vocational Education Laboratory Experiences (3) V Prereq.: VED 2001. Preparation, organization, and evaluation of vocational education laboratory experiences.

4301 Assessment, Career Development, and Productivity (3) F Assessing present and future needs of the vocational education student; procedures used to evaluate student preferences, career potential, and occupational placement.

4504 Youth Leadership Development (3) F,Su Principles and practices in planning, organizing, and conducting youth organization activities.

4601 Vocational Education Student Evaluation (3) S Assessment of progress of vocational students in psychomotor, cognitive, and affective skills.

4604 Field Experiences in Vocational Classroom Management (1) V Prereq.: concurrent registration in or credit for VED 3603 or 7203. Observation and evaluation of classroom management techniques.

4704 Time Management Techniques in Vocational Education (3) S Methods of planning and procedures for using time efficiently in conducting the vocational education program.

4705 Education, Business, and Entrepreneurship (3) V Principles and strategies involved in establishing and operating small businesses; emphasis on resources available to aid the educator in bridging the gap between business and entrepreneurship.

4801 Internship: Professional (3) V Must be taken in conjunction with both VED 4802 and 4803. Not for graduate credit. Professional responsibilities; teacher association work; teacher, parent, and student organization activities; school visits and certification.

4802 Internship: Preparation (3) V Must be taken in conjunction with both VED 4801 and 4803. Not for graduate credit. Evaluation of student's ability to operate and maintain an instructional laboratory; development of curriculum materials for organizing and evaluating the teaching environment.

4803 Internship: Delivery (3) V Must be taken in conjunction with both VED 4801 and 4802. Not for graduate credit. Evaluation of the student's lesson preparation, demonstration ability; laboratory organization and participation in class activities.

4809 Advanced Problems in Vocational Education (1-3) F,S,Su May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit. Individual and group problems.

7001 Principles of Practical Arts and Vocational Education (3) F,Su-O Practical arts and vocational education in programs below the baccalaureate level; relationships to career education, general education, and society.

7003 Philosophy of Vocational Education (3) F Major philosophies that have influenced vocational education; philosophical approaches to problems in vocational education.

7101 Curriculum Development in Vocational Education (3) V Curricular patterns, problems of balance, scope, organization, sequence, selection, and articulation.

7201 Advanced Teaching Techniques in Vocational Education (3) S,Su Principles underlying the vocational teaching/learning process; use of effective vocational teaching methods and strategies.

7202 Systems of Teaching and Learning Styles (3) V Analyzing how individuals perceive and process information; interrelationships with personality, leadership, management, supervision, administration; applications in education, business, industry, formal and nonformal settings.

7203 Discipline in Vocational Education (3) Su Prevention, recognition, and handling of classroom discipline problems; emphasis on models of discipline and development of a personal philosophy of discipline.

7205 Teaching in Higher Education (3) F,S Methodology for effective college teaching; student motivation; planning for instruction, delivery, and evaluation.

7301 Orientation to the World of Work (3) Su See ELRC 7301.

7304 Vocational Education for Special-Needs Students (3) Su Regulations, issues, assessment, instruction, and special problems in vocational education for learners with special needs.

7332 Educational and Occupational Information (3) F Also offered as ELRC 7332. Classification and analysis of educational, occupational, and social information; occupational trends and surveys; use of occupational information by teachers, guidance counselors, and others.

7334 Vocational Counseling (3) S See ELRC 7334.

7392 Advanced Vocational Counseling (3) Su See ELRC 7392.

7398 Field Experiences in Vocational Counseling (3) F,S,Su See ELRC 7398.

7401 Administration of Adult Vocational Education Programs (3) V Role of adult education as a component of vocational education in contemporary society; program conceptualization, needs assessment, program initiation, development, financing, administration, and evaluation.

7602 Program Evaluation Design (3) V Systematic application of social research procedures for evaluating the conceptualization, design, implementation, and utility of vocational educational programs.

7701 Organization and Administration of Vocational Education (3) S Principles of organization, leadership, and administration; development of skills needed for effective vocational education leadership.

7702 Supervision in Vocational Education (3) Su-E Principles of supervision in vocational teaching at local and state levels.

7703 Supervision of Professional Field Experiences in Vocational Education (3) F Philosophy, principles, and procedures in supervision of student teaching in vocational education.

7766 Home Economics in Higher Education (3) Goals and objectives of home economics; program development; roles and responsibilities of faculty.

7801 Current Problems and Issues in Vocational Education (1-3) F,S,Su Legislative, societal, and educational concerns affecting vocational education.

7803 Independent Study in Vocational Education (1-3) F,S,Su May be taken for a max. of 3 sem. hrs. credit. Faculty directed study of relevant topics in vocational education.

7805 Seminar in Vocational Education (1-6) F,S,Su May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. credit. Selected topics of interest to vocational educators.

7809 Practicum for the Vocational Educator (3-9) F,S,Su Practical experience under the guidance of practicing vocational educators in various educational settings.

7901 Scientific Methods in Vocational Education (3) V Principles involved in formulating educational problems, hypotheses, research strategies; historical, descriptive, experimental, and research methodologies.

7903 Survey Research Design and Implementation (3) Su Prereq.: VED 7901 and EXST 4001 or equivalent. Survey and correlational research in vocational education; emphasis on selection and/or development of appropriate measuring devices.

7905 Advanced Research Design (3) V Prereq.: VED 7901 and EXST 4001 or equivalent. Research design; emphasis on research concepts and procedures and their application to extension education.

7909 Application, Interpretation, and Reporting of Research Results (3) V Prereq.: VED 7901, 7903 or 7905; and EXST 7006 or equivalent. Selection of appropriate statistical techniques and interpretation of results.

8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.) "S"/"U" grading.

9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem.) "S"/"U" grading.



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