INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Foundations of Career and Technical Education

History and Philosophy of Career and Technical Education provides a historical perspective of how career and technical education has evolved in society and education. This course looks at the different influences and factors that have contributed to CTE and how CTE has changed throughout the years. Topics include federal and state legislative initiatives, CTE organizations, and the impact of educational reform on Career and Technical Education and workforce development.

Course details

Units: 
2
Course syllabus: 
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Prerequisites: 
UNI students: junior standing
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.

Textbook(s)

Gordon, Howard R.D. and Schultz, Deanna The History and Growth of Career and Technical Education in America  (2020) 5th edition. Waveland Press, Inc., Long Grove, IL. ISBN-1-4786-3870-2

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Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.

Instructor(s)

Jennifer Anderson

Enrollment information

Tuition: $257/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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