Graduate Catalog 2010-12
Note: Additional work
will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.
VTE 400 Evaluating Student Achievement in
Vocational-Technical Education 3
Prereq.: VTE 113. Procedures for
evaluating student achievement of instructional objectives with application in
vocational subjects that is reflective of BEST Portfolios. Spring.
VTE 415 Principles of Career and Technical
An introduction to the principles and philosophy of vocational education and
its impact on society. A brief historical development of career and technical
education, supportive legislation, characteristics of the various program
fields, delivery systems, and current issues and problems.
VTE 450 Principles and Organizations of
Cooperative Work Education 3
The development and organization of work experience programs at the secondary
school level. Examines those activities necessary to establish, maintain, and
improve cooperative work education programs. Fall.
VTE 455 Labor Market Trends and Student Job
Analysis of factors influencing the work placement of cooperative work
education students. Special attention given to the study of present needs as
well as anticipated trends in Connecticut's labor market, and the development
of a curriculum to establish job readiness skills. Spring.
VTE 480 Curriculum Development for Trade
Department Heads 3
Curriculum development for trade department heads at Connecticut technical high
VTE 482 Instructional Supervision and School
Administration for Trade Department Heads 3
Insructional supervision and school administration for trade department heads
in the Connecticut technical high school system.
VTE 490 Topics in Vocational-Technical
Special purpose programs designed to meet the needs of selected groups of
vocational teachers or directed independent studies for individual students.
Provides a mechanism that encourages the vocational instructor to elect, with
the guidance of University faculty, job-specific and short-term selective
experiences to insure the instructor's technical expertise. May be repeated on
different topics to a maximum of 6 credits. On demand.