Offered by Department of Economics
College of Business and Technology

VOED Courses

VOED 801 - Seminar in Vocational Education - 3 hours
Prereq: graduate standing or permission of instructor
Concerned with the analysis of current problems, trends and recent developments in vocational and technical education with particular attention to situations related to individual student needs and interests.
VOED 802 - Practicum in Vocational Education - 3-6 hours
Prereq: graduate standing or permission of instructor
Designed to provide vocational educators an opportunity to implement new programs, become involved in related research or gain internship experiences. A proposal must be submitted prior to registering for the course.
VOED 810 - Individual Studies in Vocational Education - 1-3 hours
Students spend time on a problem which is not included under the regular vocational/technical education program of instruction. Two copies of a well-written paper must be filed before credit is granted, one to be filed with the professor in charge of the study and one with the Director of the Center for Vocational Education. Offered by arrangement.
VOED 831P - Coordinating Techniques - 3 hours
This course analyzes vocational cooperative programs and their relationship to the comprehensive school curriculum for combining school-based and work-based learning. The challenges of developing and implementing an effective work-based learning experience are explored. Emphasis is placed on the organization and supervision of cooperative programs, the duties and responsibilities of the coordinator, the selection and placement of students, the evaluation of training stations, and the evaluation of student occupational competencies.
VOED 832P - Foundations and Contemporary Issues in Vocational Education - 1-3 hours
Origins and philosophy of vocational education and its relationship to the school curriculum. Required for vocational endorsement and recommended as an elective for school administrators.
VOED 834P - Introduction to Student with Special Needs - 3 hours
*(meets the Human Relations requirement for teachers)
This course is designed to assist teachers in understanding some of the causative factors for students' failure in the regular classroom. Emphasis is placed upon issues and concerns in providing education in a multicultural society. Attention is directed towards state and federal legislation regarding disadvantaged and handicapped students and discrimination as it relates to the classroom. The effect of teacher attitude and behavior upon student learning is surveyed.
VOED 845 - Cooperative Education Programs - 3 hours
Prereq: VOED 431 or VOED 831P or equivalent
The primary purpose of this course is to provide an inservice opportunity for experienced teacher-coordinators. This course builds on and expands the competencies provided in a basic or introductory course on coordination techniques of cooperative vocational education. Course content will include information on the latest trends in experiential education.
VOED 848 - Equity in Today's Society - 3 hours
To increase awareness of the Equal Opportunity Legislation, the equity emphasis in the Vocational Education Legislation, and to survey the underlying attitudes and values of society that make it so difficult to achieve the full implementation of equal opportunity.
VOED 896 - Thesis - 3-6 hours
VOED 899 - Special Topics in Vocational Education - 1-3 hours
This course is designed to enable students to become knowledgeable of recent trends and issues in vocational education.

5 Feb 2008