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ERIC Number: ED018744
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 59
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Reference Count: 0
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OPERATIONAL RETRIEVAL, THE BASIC EDUCATION COMPONENT OF EXPERIMENTAL AND DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS (E/D) FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTHS.
SEXTON, PATRICIA CAYO
IN THIS STUDY OF EXPERIMENTAL AND DEMONSTRATION BASIS EDUCATION PROJECTS FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTHS, VISITS WERE MADE TO THE JOB UPGRADING PROJECT (NORTH RICHMOND, CALIFORNIA), THE MAYOR'S YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROJECT (DETROIT), THE LANE COUNTY YOUTH PROJECT (EUGENE, OREGON), JOB OPPORTUNITIES, THROUGH BETTER SKILLS (CHICAGO), THE YMCA BEDFORD-STUYVESANT PROJECT (BROOKLYN), MOBILIZATION FOR YOUTH (MANHATTAN), AND PROJECTS IN SYRACUSE, NEW YORK, AND IN BOSTON. EXCEPT IN OREGON, NONWHITE URBAN MALES PREDOMINATED. THE MOST INNOVATIVE EFFORTS APPEARED IN INVOLVE NEW INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, ATTEMPTS TO INDIVIDUALIZE INSTRUCTION, AND EFFORTS TO RELATE BASIC EDUCATION TO JOB SKILLS. THE PROJECT DIRECTORS WERE OF UNUSUALLY HIGH AND DISTINCTIVE QUALITY. ATTENTION TO TRAINEE HEALTH AND NUTRITION, ON THE JOB EDUCATION AND TRAINING (POSSIBLY WITH PAY), FLEXIBILITY IN PROGRAM PLANNING AND STAFF RECRUITMENT, CLEARER GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR BOTH TEACHERS AND TRAINEES, MUTUAL INSTRUCTION BY TRAINEES, CLOSER TEACHER TRAINEE RELATIONSHIPS, RESIDENTIAL CENTERS, INTEGRATION OF BASIC EDUCATION WITH OTHER FACETS OF TRAINEE DEVELOPMENT, AND IMPROVED INFORMATION EXCHANGE, COORDINATION, AND CONSULTATION WERE AMONG THE AREAS OF NEED. THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES A SUMMARY OF BASIC EDUCATION MATERIALS USED. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; New York Univ., NY.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; Illinois (Chicago); Michigan (Detroit); New York (New York); OREGON