ERIC Number: ED060481
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Occupational Awareness in the Urban Middle School. A Vocational Guidance Institute, September, 1969 to May, 1970. Occupational Awareness in the Urban Middle School. A Vocational Guidance Institute, September, 1970 to May, 1971.
Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
These two compendia compile information on a vocational guidance institute, occupational awareness in the urban middle school, for the periods September, 1969 to May, 1970 and September, 1970 to May, 1971. The long range objectives of the program were to improve or develop: (1) Knowledge of the world of work in the metropolitan area; (2) Information about resources available through business and industry, e.g., speakers, field trips, materials; (3) Knowledge about the needs of urban middle school children for "Occupational Awareness"; (4) Attitudes of sensitivity toward specific needs of minority groups within the urban setting; (5) Specific techniques and materials for promoting occupational awareness in both the counseling and classroom settings; (6) Skill in evaluating the effectiveness or the procedures developed for promoting occupational awareness; and (7) more effective communication with university and business-industry personnel in order to identify the specific tasks needed by these three groups to promote optimum career development for the urban middle school child. (Author/TA)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Alliance of Businessmen, Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.