Addressed in this article is the potential value of the “Developing a Curriculum” occupational analysis methodology in curriculum development for health occupations education programs. Basically a workshop approach to the identification of occupational duties and tasks, this is a highly flexible methodology which is growing in popularity among those involved in performance-based vocational curriculum development. Strengths and weaknesses of using this approach are presented in context of traditional procedures and possible applications to health-related programs are discussed. many of the problematic analysis and provides a development specialists This approach appears to compensate for aspects of conventional occupational viable alternative for curriculum in health occupations education.
O'Brien, Terrance P. Ph.D.
"Applications of the Datum Occupational Analysis Methodology to Health Occupations Education,"
Journal of Health Occupations Education: Vol. 4
, Article 6.
Available at: http://stars.library.ucf.edu/jhoe/vol4/iss2/6