VED - VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Department of Educational Leadership (EDU)


VED - 2010 OCCUPATION COMPETENCY EXAM - TECHNOLOGY
[1 - 12 hours] Written examination covering technology. NOTE: Students must have completed 30 semester hours at UT before the examination credit can be applied toward the bachelor of vocational education degree. Prerequisite: 30 hrs. at UT


VED - 2020 OCCUPATION COMPETENCY EXAM - PERFORMANCE
[1 - 12 hours] Performance examination covering the occupation to be taught. NOTE: Students must have 30 semester hours at UT before examination credit can be applied towards the bachelor of vocational education degree. Prerequisite: 30 hrs. at UT


VED - 2990 INDEPENDENT FIELD EXPERIENCE
[1 - 4 hours] The student will contract with the faculty member assigned to set up an independent field experience that will enable the student to meet personal career objectives.


VED - 3010 TEACHING OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS
[3 hours] The development of pedagogical skills designed to assist the beginning teacher with basic classroom techniques and strategies.


VED - 3020 TEACHING OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE
[3 hours] The development of vocational teaching concepts, designed to assist teachers with the presentation of occupational knowledge. Prerequisite: VED 3010


VED - 3030 METHODS OF TEACHING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION I
[2 hours] The development and application of vocational teaching methods and strategies in an actual classroom/laboratory situation or under a simulated classroom setting . Prerequisite: VED 3010, 3020


VED - 3040 METHODS OF TEACHING VOCATIONAL EDUCATION II
[2 hours] The continued development and application of vocational teaching methods and strategies in an actual classroom/laboratory situation or under a simulated classroom setting. Prerequisite: VED 3030


VED - 3060 OCCUPATIONAL TEST DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours] Study and construction of psychomotor, cognitive, affective and perceptual evaluation instruments for use in laboratory and related technology classes. Prerequisite: VED 3010, 3020


VED - 3080 STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING TECHNICAL THEORY
[3 hours] An analysis of occupational skills to identify mathematics, science and communication competencies and apply reflective analysis to teaching affective, cognitive and psychomotor skills using a results oriented teaching model. Prerequisite: VED 3010, 3020


VED - 3100 CURR CONSTRUCTION IN VOC-TECH ED
[3 hours] Development of knowledge and skill in competency based education to include occupational analysis, selection of course content, course of study and instructional guide development, and cedentialling students. Required for certification. Prerequisite: VED 3010, 3020


VED - 3120 CONSTRUCTION & UTILIZATION OF LEARNING ACTIVITIES PACKED
[3 hours] This course provides the vocational teacher with the skills to develop and utilize individualized competency based learning activity packets from a previously developed curriculum. Prerequisite: VED 3010, 3020


VED - 3160 UPDATING OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGES
[1 - 6 hours] This course provides the student with an opportunity to upgrade occupational proficiency and technical knowledge through business or industrial experiences or supplemental training for the purpose of improving instruction. Prerequisite: VED 3010, 3020


VED - 3910 SEMINAR FOR VOCATIONAL TEACHERS
[3 hours] The study of current developments in specific areas of instruction with the development of course materials as assigned. Prerequisite: VED 3030, 3040


VED - 4020 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & LIABILITY
[3 hours] The study of occupational health and safety hazards. Regulations applicable to school, business and industry will be examined. Strategies to minimize exposure to and prevent injuries will be developed.


VED - 4040 LABORATORY ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] Designed for laboratory instructors to increase their operating efficiency and effectiveness. Focus is on arranging the facility and controlling materials, supplies, learning activities and maintenance through various system approaches.


VED - 4060 FOUNDATIONS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] A study of social issues, historical events, and philosophies that provide a basis for the development of vocational education. Principles and their implications are also reviewed.


VED - 4080 PRINCIPLES OF SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION
[3 hours] Designed for educators and employers to increase their knowledge and skill to build partnerships between schools and business, industry and labor. Examines transition concepts, components, implementation strategies and models.


VED - 4100 ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION & REGULATION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] Study of the organization and administration of vocational education at the national, state and local levels, noting relationships existing between the agencies.


VED - 4120 SUPERVISION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] Development of supervisory skills in vocational education. Stresses human relations, team building, basic management and leadership skills in program inauguration and operations.


VED - 4140 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
[2 hours] Designed to present the basic fundamentals of establishing and operating a cooperative occupational program.


VED - 4160 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & TEACHING CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION
[3 hours] A study of cooperative education curriculum and instructional methods, including the coordination of classroom-related instruction with on-the-job experience based on the commonalties of a variety of occupations. Prerequisite: VED 4140


VED - 4180 PROMOTION, RECRUITMENT & RETENTION IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] A study of vocational education in the community, and promotion, recruitment and retention strategies, including school publics, theories of community power structure and the vocational school in a democratic society.


VED - 4220 ADVISOR TRAINING - YOUTH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours] Designed for teachers and supervisors to increase their skills and knowledge of youth leadership development. Focus is on advising a student vocational organization and includes both establishing and maintaining functions.


VED - 4570 TEACHING ADULT LEARNERS IN VOC ED
[3 hours] A study of the unique learning and teaching characteristics associated with adult learners, adult learning theory, learner characteristics, physical effects of aging, and strategies consistent with adult learning styles.


VED - 4910 DIRECTED RESEARCH IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Investigations in such fields as community surveys to determine needs for vocational education, industrial surveys, follow-up studies of vocational graduates, developing content of shop-related technology courses.


VED - 4930 SUPERVISED TEACHING
[3 - 8 hours] A planned field experience held in public school classrooms under the direction of University supervisors. Practicing teacher observed planning, presenting and demonstrating teaching skills and managing the laboratory and classroom.. Prerequisite: VED 3010, 3020, 3030, 3040, 3100


VED - 4940 PRACTICUM-INTERN IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Observation and supervised experiences will be offered in a variety of appropriate settings, or students will be assigned to work as interns in a school setting under the joint supervision of school and university personnel. Prerequisite: VED 4100, 4120


VED - 4950 WORKSHOP IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 5 hours] Workshops developed around topics of interest and concern for preservice and inservice teachers and other education personnel. Practical applications of workshop topics are emphasized.


VED - 4980 PROBLEMS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 5 hours] A course developed around topics of interest and concern to inservice teachers. Stresses solution and resolution of educational problems occurring within selected districts.


VED - 4990 INDIVIDUAL STUDY IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
[1 - 3 hours] Individual study is designed to provide the opportunity to work individually on professional problems under the direction of the faculty in vocational education.


VED - 5020 OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND LIABILITY
[3 hours] The study of occupational health and safety hazards. Regulations applicable to school, business and industry will be examined. Strategies to minimize exposure to and prevent injuries will be developed.


VED - 5040 LABORATORY ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] Designed for laboratory instructors to increase their operating efficiency and effectiveness. Focus is on arranging the facility and controlling materials, supplies, learning activities and maintenance through various system approaches.


VED - 5060 FOUNDATIONS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] A study of social issues, historical events, and philosophies that provide a basis for the development of vocational education. Principles and their implications are also reviewed.


VED - 5080 PRINCIPLES OF SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION
[3 hours] Design for educators and employers to increase their knowledge and skill to build partnerships between schools and business, industry and labor. Examines transition concepts, components, implementation strategies and models.


VED - 5100 ORGANIZATION, ADMINISTRATION & REGULATIONS OF VOC ED
[3 hours] Study of the organization and administration of vocational education at the national, state and local levels, noting relationships existing between the agencies.


VED - 5120 SUPERVISION OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[3 hours] Development of supervisory skills in vocational education. Stresses human relations, team building, basic management and leadership skills in program inauguration and operations.


VED - 5140 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
[2 hours] Designed to present the basic fundamentals of establishing and operating a cooperative occupational program.


VED - 5160 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & TEACHING
[3 hours] A study of cooperative education curriculum and instructional methods, including the coordination of classroom-related instruction with on-the-job experience based on the commonalties of a variety of occupations. Prerequisite: VED 5/719


VED - 5180 PROMOTION, RECRUITMENT & RETENTION
[3 hours] A study of vocational education in the community, and promotion, recruitment and retention strategies, including school publics, theories of community power structure and the vocational school in a democratic society.


VED - 5220 ADVISOR TRAINING FOR YOUTH LEADERS
[3 hours] Designed for teachers and supervisors to increase their skills and knowledge of youth leadership development. Focus is on advising a student vocational organization and includes both establishing and maintaining functions.


VED - 5570 TEACHING ADULT LEARNERS
[3 hours] A study of the unique learning and teaching characteristics associated with adult learners, adult learning theory, learner characteristics, physical effects of aging, and strategies consistent with adult learning styles.


VED - 5810/7810 STAFF EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT
[3 hours] An analysis of the processes and current instruments available for evaluation of programs and personnel, and an appraisal of the professional development needs of individuals in educational settings.


VED - 5830/7830 CURRICULUM PRINCIPLES AND MODELS
[3 hours] Curriculum principles and models are examined. The characteristics of curricula are established and inferences are drawn for the planning, implementation and evaluation phases of curriculum development.


VED - 5940/7940 PRACTICUM-INTERN IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Observation and supervised experiences will be offered in a variety of appropriate settings, or students will be assigned to work as interns in a school setting under the joint supervision of school and university personnel. Prerequisite: VED - 5/7100; VED - 5/7120


VED - 5950/7950 WORKSHOP IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 5 hours] Workshops developed around topics of interest and concern for preservice and inservice teachers and other education personnel. Practical applications of workshop topics will be emphasized.


VED - 5980/7980 PROBLEMS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 5 hours] A course developed around topics of interest and concern to inservice teachers and administrators. Stresses solution and resolution of educational problems occurring within selected districts.


VED - 5990/7990 INDIVIDUAL STUDY IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Individual study is designed to provide the opportunity to work individually on professional problems under the direction of the faculty in vocational education.


VED - 6900 RESEARCH IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Investigations in such fields as community surveys to determine needs for vocational education, industrial surveys, follow-up studies of vocational graduates, developing content of shop-related technology courses.


VED - 6920 MASTER'S RESEARCH PROJECT IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Open to a graduate student who elects the completion of a research project in fulfilling the research requirement of the master's degree. Prerequisite: Terminal Exper


VED - 6960 MASTER'S THESIS IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours] Open to a graduate student who elects the completion of a master's thesis in fulfilling the research requirement of the master's degree. Prerequisite: Terminal Exper

Last Updated: 5/5/14