ERIC Number: ED162082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Classroom Training--The OIC Approach: CETA Program Models.
Pressley, Calvin; McGraw, James
This monograph on Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program models for practitioners in community-based government employment and training programs describes a model for classroom job training, the Opportunities Industrial Centers (OIC) model. The content is presented in five sections. The introductory section discusses motivations for classroom training, classroom training in employment and training programs, the OIC approach, and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA). Section 2 covers the advantages, disadvantages, and preconsiderations for classroom training. The third section discusses the ingredients of classroom teaching, including client-centered instruction, team teaching and assessment, and interagency linkages. The next section, presenting a profile of classroom training, covers the training environment, instructors and job relatedness, open entry/open exit, and individualized instruction. Section 5 concludes with patterns for classroom training and includes pre-employment classroom training, classroom/work experience training, post-employment training, and evaluation of classroom training. (EM)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Community Programs, Cooperative Programs, Employment Problems, Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Labor Force Development, Models, Off the Job Training, Program Evaluation, Public Service Occupations, Unemployment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 029-000-00329-7)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; United States
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