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ERIC Number: ED019442
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 29
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Reference Count: 0
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EXPERIMENTAL SUMMER PROGRAM FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND FACULTY.
City Coll. of San Francisco, CA.
THE PROGRAM INVOLVED (1) THE 6-WEEK ENROLLMENT OF 222 HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR STUDENTS IN THE SAN FRANCISCO CITY COLLEGE GROUP GUIDANCE TYPE COURSES AND IN EXPLORATORY ORIENTATION COURSES IN TECHNICAL CURRICULUMS, AND (2) A COUNSELOR'S WORKSHOP TO ACQUAINT 29 TEACHERS, COUNSELORS, AND ADMINISTRATORS WITH THE TECHNICAL OFFERINGS OF THE COLLEGE AND PROVIDE THEM AN OPPORTUNITY TO FUNCTION AS VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE WORKERS IN A JUNIOR COLLEGE SETTING. THE ORIENTATION COURSES ACQUAINTED THE STUDENTS WITH THE RANGE AND DEPTH OF AVAILABLE TECHNICAL OFFERINGS FOR PREPARATION FOR SPECIFIC CAREERS IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY. IN ADDITION, THE GROUP GUIDANCE COURSES ENABLED THEM TO LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT THEMSELVES, THEIR ATTITUDES, ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENT, STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, INTERESTS, AND PERSONALITY. THE COUNSELORS THEN ASSISTED THE STUDENTS IN INTERPRETING AND MATCHING THESE ITEMS WITH JOB REQUIREMENTS IN CERTAIN AREAS AND SETTING REALISTIC OCCUPATIONAL GOALS. FIELD TRIPS TO A NUMBER OF BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES HELPED TO GIVE PURPOSE AND MOTIVATION TO CLASSROOM PRESENTATIONS. THE LOW DROPOUT RATE, THE 2.66 GRADE POINT AVERAGE, AND THE RESPONSES ON EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRES INDICATED THAT THE STUDENTS WERE QUITE PLEASED WITH THE EXPLORATORY EXPERIENCE AND FELT THAT IT ASSISTED THEM IN CAREER DECISIONS. THE WORKSHOP COUNSELORS FELT THAT THEY GAINED COUNSELING SKILLS AND INCREASED THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE OCCUPATIONAL OFFERINGS. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: City Coll. of San Francisco, CA.
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