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IT Career Cluster Initiative (ITCCI)
Scenario Based Assessments

The following are manuals for assessments, developed by teachers at ITCCI pilot sites and refined by EDC staff, use real-life problem-solving scenarios to assess students' mastery of the ITCCI Foundation Knowledge and Skills. Each assessment contains a teacher packet and a student packet.

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Spreadsheet Success
Teacher Packet
Student Packet

Scheduling Automated Tasks within the Windows 9x Operating System
Teacher Packet
Student Packet

Creating a Safety and Maintenance Manual
Teacher Packet
Student Packet

Explore Search Engines
Teacher Packet
Student Packet

Making Skill Standards Work:
Highlights From The Field


By Judith Leff, Joyce Malyn Smith, Elisabeth Hiles
Published by Education Development Center, 1999

This is a practical manual, filled with information and over 100 real examples and case studies from around the country, of how to use industry skill standards - including those from the IT industry - to improve education. The case studies and examples, demonstrate how educators, employers, government and other community members are creating and operating successful systems and programs, using skill standards to prepare people to enter the work force or continue to higher education. They provide creative methods for dealing with common stumbling blocks that such endeavors face.

303 pp
ISBN 0-89292-274-5
$49.95
(10% discount on orders of 10-24; 20% discount on orders of 25+ copies. Please add $4.00 for shipping & handling for single book orders. Add $1.00 for each additional book.)
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Sample Tech Prep 4+2 Model for Information Technology Career Pathway


Created by The Western Region Tech Prep Partnership, Contoocook, N.H. and The Cheshire Career Center, Keene N.H., this is an example of an IT Career Pathway Model.