An Investigation of Career and Technical Education Signature Pedagogies


  • Jonathan Walker Culver-Stockton College
  • Charlene Atkins University of Central Missouri


pedagogy, instructional strategies, CTE, career education, technical education


Investigating Career and Technical Education’s (CTE) signature pedagogies provides an analysis of the most commonly used classroom instructional strategies. One hundred thirty-three CTE teachers representing area career centers, comprehensive high schools, two-year community colleges, and four-year universities participated in this ex post facto study. Data suggest that CTE teachers use questioning, demonstrations, lab activities, interactive lecture, and project-based learning strategies most often. Additionally, data show there are significant differences in classroom instructional strategies used by teachers of different subject areas and by teachers of different demographic backgrounds.


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How to Cite

Walker, J., & Atkins , C. (2021). An Investigation of Career and Technical Education Signature Pedagogies. Journal of Research In Business Education, 61(1), 32-43.

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