IORSULA, TERHILE. BSU/VTE/M.SC/12/3734

Post date: Mar 31, 2014 7:47:44 AM

VTE 702 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN VTE

RESPOSES TO GROUP A PRESENTION, POSTED BY

NAME: IORSULA, TERHILE

REG. NO: BSU/VTE/M.SC/12/3734

QUESTION 1.

In your own words, define curriculum.

Answer:

Curriculum is a study course, or an integrated course of academic studies. It is a word used for the set of courses, coursework, and any other content dealing with the course for a school or university. Curriculum is a course of study; this implies that it can be study as a subject or course in the university. Curriculum as a an integrated course of academic studies means its embraces all field or all course has there root from the curriculum.

Question 2.

To your mind, what should individuals trained under an area of technical specialization such as yours be capable of doing?

Answer:

Any person trained under electrical/electronic should be capable of doing the following tasks:

1. Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

2. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and component using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

3. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

4. Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliances with codes.

5. Advice management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

6. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring , equipment, and fixtures, using test devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.

QUESTION 3

Mention at least ten (10) experiences that the individual trained under an area of specialization such as yours should be exposed to in order for such a person to be capable of doing what you expected them to be able to do.

Answer:

The ten (10) expenses that an individual who is been trained under electrical/electronic as an area of specialization are:

1. Building and construction: knowledge of material, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses e.t.c.

2. Mechanical-knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

3. Mathematics-knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry calculus, statistics and their applications.

4. English language- knowledge of the structure and content of the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.

5. Public safety and security- knowledge of relevant equipment. Policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operation for the protection of people, data, property and institutions.

6. Customer and personal service- to know the needs of customers and meeting quality of the standards.

7. Installation.

8. Troubleshooting- should have expenses in determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it and soldering.

9. Equipment selection- determining the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

10. Read and draw blue print.

Question 4

List at least five (5) challenges affecting curriculum planning in vocational and technical education.

Answer:

The five challenges affecting curriculum planning in vocational and technical education are:

(i) Underfunding of the programme

(ii) Lack of necessary instructional materials or resources.

(iii) Poor experiences and teaching background on the part of new employed teachers.

(iv) The chronological/mental ages of the learners.

Lack of qualified teaching staff/personnel.

VTE 702 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN VTE

RESPOSES TO GROUP A PRESENTION, POSTED BY

NAME: IORSULA, TERHILE

REG. NO: BSU/VTE/M.SC/12/3734

QUESTION 1.

In your own words, define curriculum.

Answer:

Curriculum is a study course, or an integrated course of academic studies. It is a word used for the set of courses, coursework, and any other content dealing with the course for a school or university. Curriculum is a course of study; this implies that it can be study as a subject or course in the university. Curriculum as a an integrated course of academic studies means its embraces all field or all course has there root from the curriculum.

Question 2.

To your mind, what should individuals trained under an area of technical specialization such as yours be capable of doing?

Answer:

Any person trained under electrical/electronic should be capable of doing the following tasks:

1. Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

2. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus and component using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

3. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

4. Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliances with codes.

5. Advice management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

6. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring , equipment, and fixtures, using test devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.

QUESTION 3

Mention at least ten (10) experiences that the individual trained under an area of specialization such as yours should be exposed to in order for such a person to be capable of doing what you expected them to be able to do.

Answer:

The ten (10) expenses that an individual who is been trained under electrical/electronic as an area of specialization are:

1. Building and construction: knowledge of material, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses e.t.c.

2. Mechanical-knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

3. Mathematics-knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry calculus, statistics and their applications.

4. English language- knowledge of the structure and content of the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.

5. Public safety and security- knowledge of relevant equipment. Policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operation for the protection of people, data, property and institutions.

6. Customer and personal service- to know the needs of customers and meeting quality of the standards.

7. Installation.

8. Troubleshooting- should have expenses in determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it and soldering.

9. Equipment selection- determining the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

10. Read and draw blue print.

Question 4

List at least five (5) challenges affecting curriculum planning in vocational and technical education.

Answer:

The five challenges affecting curriculum planning in vocational and technical education are:

(i) Underfunding of the programme

(ii) Lack of necessary instructional materials or resources.

(iii) Poor experiences and teaching background on the part of new employed teachers.

(iv) The chronological/mental ages of the learners.

Lack of qualified teaching staff/personnel.