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|Other Titles:||A Content Analysis and Assessment of the Textbooks of National Practice Subjects in Mechanical Cluster for Vocational High Schools in Taiwan|
Department of Industrial Education, NTNU
This study aims to understand the national professional practice subjects of vocational high schools in mechanical cluster (Drawing Practice, Base Mechanical Practice, Practice of Electric Works for Machinery), the relevance assessment in textbooks. The research design included content analysis of textbooks and focus group interview and in-depth interview approach. The research team consist of five experienced teachers who have taught over 15 years, a total of 3 subjects and 16 textbooks were involved in this study, and using Kendall’s coefficient of concordance detected the inter-rater reliability. The focus group were interviewed with teachers to collect about current the relevance of the competence contents in practice subjects of textbooks. The in-depth interview with current reviewers to discuss review-system and curriculum guidelines and the suitable contents of textbooks. The major conclusions: 1.The edited forms of the occupational competence contents in textbooks are knowledge contents more than skill contents. 2. The relevance analysis of the occupational competence contents in textbooks, in difficult degree of contents in current practice textbooks are simple approximately, moderate quantity contents, the contents of each units belong to a small amount of connection, and with other subjects are none or moderate overlap in textbook’s contents. The recommendations: 1. Suggest each practice (operating) subject should be set an appropriate proportion in knowledge and skill in textbook’s contents. 2. The course are overlapped with other subjects, should be formulated the learning scope and the difficult degree of contents. 3. Elastic increase teaching time for practice subjects to enhance student’s skill. 4. The auxiliary view unit re-add in the course of Drawing Practice.
|Appears in Collections:||技術及職業教育學報|
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