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Information and skills needed in the workplace are best covered by the
SCANS report from the U.S. Department of Labor (1992), which are the
basics for all jobs; the D.O.T will give you specific skills by job,
including art related careers.
What else are you looking for?
On Fri, 12 Apr 1996, jeanie merila wrote:
> I'm a high school art teacher in Guam, and am putting together
> alternative learning paths for art, which will include a college path,
> vocational path and general path. I need help with the vocational path.
> We need to give students the information and skills they need in the
> workplace for art oriented careers, such as graphic design, advertising,
> and art departments for hotels. Students will take concentrated classes
> 9, 10, 11 grades, then go and work their senior year, in partnership with
> school and community.
> Guam does not offer any art oriented vocational classes at the community
> college or elsewhere, and the collage offers only fine arts. So our
> students need to learn these basic skills in the classroom. I know
> programs like this exist elsewhere - and would appreciate any information
> on implementing these programs into our existing curriculum. I don't
> want to reinvent the wheel.....
> Please E mail me, or mail me any information that may help me, redundancy
> is OK.
> Jeanie Merila
> 1270 North Marine Drive #101-310
> Tamuning Guam 96911
> I really appreciate you taking the time to read this. Send me any ideas.