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ERIC Number: ED018048
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 58
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Reference Count: 0
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WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS FOR SLOW LEARNING CHILDREN IN OHIO SCHOOLS, GUIDELINES.
CRAWFORD, WILLIAM L.; CROSS, JACQUE L.
DEVELOPED FOR EDUCATORS WHO ARE CONCERNED WITH AND SHARE THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK STUDY PROGRAMS FOR SLOW LEARNERS (IQ 50 TO 80) AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL, THE GUIDE PRESENTS PROGRAM POLICIES AND PRACTICES CURRENT IN THE STATE OF OHIO. RATIONALE FOR THE OHIO PROGRAMS ARE STATED, AND 12 RELEVANT TERMS ARE DEFINED. CURRICULUM IMPLICATIONS FOR WORK STUDY EFFORTS ARE STATED FOR PRIMARY THOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS. THE WORK STUDY COORDINATOR IS DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF CRITERIA FOR SELECTION, GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES, SCHEDULING, FUNDING, AND EXTENDED SERVICE. CONSIDERATION OF PREPLANNING OR SUCCESSFUL APPROACHES TO INITIATING WORK STUDY COVERS PROGRAMS, THE JOB SURVEY, INTERPRETING WORK STUDY, USING NEWS MEDIA, INVOLVEMENT OF THE COMMUNITY AND COMMUNITY AGENCIES, AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS WITH VARIOUS WORK STUDY PROGRAMS. ASPECTS OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT INCLUDE THE RATIONALE, BREAKDOWN OF WORK STUDY, SCHEDULING AND PLACING OF STUDENTS, JOB AREA SUPERVISORS, TRAINEE EVALUATION, AWARDING OF CREDITS, TRANSPORTATION, AND FOLLOWUP STUDIES. THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF EMPLOYMENT DESCRIBED ARE WORKING CONDITIONS, LIABILITY, INSURANCE, WORK PERMITS, MINOR'S AGREEMENT, AND MINIMUM WAGE. ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN WORK STUDY IS DISCUSSED WITH REFERENCE TO ATTITUDE, INTERPRETING THE PROGRAM, INVOLVEMENT IN THE PROGRAM, IMPLICATIONS FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, CONSIDERATIONS WHERE WORK STUDY PROGRAMS OVERLAP SCHOOL DISTRICTS, CONSIDERATIONS FOR MULTIPLE WORK PROGRAMS WITHIN A SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND THE ROLE OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN WORK STUDY. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE, AND A 23-ITEM BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. APPENDIXES PRESENT A SAMPLE HIGH SCHOOL COURSE OF STUDY, POTENTIAL IN SCHOOL WORK STATIONS, POTENTIAL COMMUNITY WORK STATIONS, AN EVALUATION FOR EMPLOYABILITY, AND A JOB SURVEY FORM. (JD)
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Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Identifiers: OHIO