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ERIC Number: ED020045
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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EDUCATING RURAL YOUTH FOR SUCCESS IN THE WORLD OF WORK.
STUTZ, ROWAN C.; MERRELL, RUSSELL G.
THE CAREER SELECTION EDUCATION (CSE) ACTIVITIES OF 14 SCHOOLS IN THE WESTERN STATES SMALL SCHOOLS PROJECT ARE REPORTED. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT WERE TO HELP STUDENTS IN RURAL AREAS MAKE REALISTIC CAREER SELECTIONS, DEVELOP AN AWARENESS OF REQUISITE SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES IN A BROAD SPECTRUM OF CAREERS, AND DEVELOP SPECIFIC JOB ENTRY SKILLS. INCLUDED IS A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF THE EFFECT OF RURALITY ON YOUTH, AND THE INADEQUACIES OF RURAL YOUTH AS JOB SEEKERS ON THE LABOR MARKET DUE TO ISOLATION AND LACK OF A COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM. DESCRIPTIONS OF THE MATERIALS AND CURRICULA USED IN THE SCHOOLS, AND A DEFINITION AND DESCRIPTION OF THE DUTIES OF THE CAREER SELECTION AGENT PLACED IN EACH SCHOOL ARE PROVIDED. METHODS AND PRACTICES USED IN THE ADJUSTMENT OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAM, AND IN OBTAINING AND MAKING FULL UTILIZATION OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES ARE ALSO DESCRIBED. THE EVALUATION CONSISTS OF STUDENT COMMENTS AND SEVERAL CASE STUDIES COMPILED BY CAREER SELECTION AGENTS. APPENDICES CONTAIN SAMPLES OF THE PROJECT EVALUATION BATTERY, THE TRAINING AGREEMENT, AND THE STUDENT RATING CHART. (DK)
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Authoring Institution: Western States Small Schools Project, Salt Lake City, UT.
Identifiers: ARIZONA; COLORADO; NEVADA; NEW MEXICO; UTAH