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CTE History and Philosophy

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Study of the history of Career and Technical Education; the impact of the educational reform on Career and Technical Education and workforce development and Career and Technical Education’s importance within our society; and topics that include: leaders in vocational education; societal influences on vocational curriculum design; legislative initiatives, social issues and organizations involved in and impacting Career and Technical and workforce development education. Class will be taught online. 30 clock hours will be awarded for successful demonstration of course competencies. There is one required book for this class.

Class Details

10 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Online with Canvas

Claudia Buxton 



Please read:  Information to log onto Canvas will be sent out a week prior to the start of the class (January 14). The instructor will make the classroom live the Sunday before the class begins. Students are expected to log on first day of class to see the syllabus, but do not have to log on at a specific time. Students will have weekly assignments that require them to log on to the Canvas site a minimum of 2-3 times a week. There is a required textbook. The History and Growth of Career and Technical Education in America [paperback] by Howard R.D. Gordon 4th Edition. ISBN 978-1-4786-0748-9. Book needs to be 4th edition, 3rd edition does not match course content.

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/14/2020 - 3/17/2020 Weekly - Tue 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM Seattle, Online with Canvas  Map, Room: online with CANVAS Claudia Buxton 

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