San Diego City College currently operates the Shipworks Institute, which uses the Alternating Teachers model of implementation. This IET program which combines basic skills instruction with training in shipbuilding and ship repair.
Ed Smith, Associate Director, Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
- Associate Director's Introduction and Perspective
- What is the Shipworks Institute?
- What are some of the key skills that Shipworks Institute
- How do you build a program to develop those skill
- What are some of the successes of this Alternating
- What factors have contributed to the program's
- How is the class structured to use alternating teachers?
Trudy Gerald, Dean of Arts and Humanities, Communications and Telecommunications
- Director's Introduction and Perspective
- How is the program structured?
- How many modules were there?
- How do teachers interact in the Alternating Teachers
- What are some of the benefits of using this model?
- What would you do differently?
- What advice do you have for others who are considering
using this model?
Ira Garcia, Program Coordinator, Shipworks Institute
Program Coordinator's Introduction and Perspective
- How do you recruit students to this program?
- When a prospective student calls, how do you describe
a class that uses alternating teachers?
Corle Huffman, Basic Skills Instructor, Shipworks Institute
Naomi Tilley, Instructional Assistant, Shipworks Institute
- Instructional Assistant's Introduction and Perspective
- What is it like to assist in a class with multiple
- What are the challenges of assisting in a class with
- What are some of the benefits of working in a class
with multiple teachers?
- What advice would you give someone who is considering
assisting in a class that has alternating teachers?