ERIC Number: ED035005
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-May-1
Reference Count: 0
Work Opportunity Center for Minneapolis, Minnesota. Twelfth Quarterly Technical Report, 1 Feb. 1969 - 30 Apr. 1969.
Joseph, Michael P.; And Others
Skill training, related academic subjects, job orientation, counseling, and attitudinal modification are at the core of the Work Opportunity Center (WOC) program. All energies are focused on assisting each person as an individual deserving of every opportunity for success. Specific procedures to carry out this goal include personalized scheduling, motivational devices, and skill training. The methods and materials used are illustrated through the presentation of two case studies. The results of a WOC Student Follow-up Questionnaire are given. Data indicates that most participants felt that the WOC provided valuable experiences. The measurement and modification of attitudes as done in the WOC is discussed. Results of a study utilizing an adjective checklist are given. Seven areas of concern regarding student attitude are discussed: (1) need for clear goals, (2) social problems, (3) emotional problems, (4) specific personal needs, (5) classroom oriented needs, (6) school oriented needs, and (7) pace. The observations and procedures of the WOC in the areas above are listed. The report ends with plans for the following quarter. The research reported herein was funded under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. (Author/KJ)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minneapolis Public Schools, Minn. Work Opportunity Center.