ERIC Number: ED213938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for General Cooperative Education Teacher-Coordinators in Louisiana. Bulletin 1669.
Ruppert, H. E.; And Others
This guide on cooperative education is designed to assist the beginning teacher-coordinator with the resource material he/she will need and to provide experienced teacher-coordinators and administrators with a ready reference on current procedures and practices. General information contained in the first section includes philosophy, objectives, and advantages of cooperative vocational education; definition, philosophy, and goals and objectives of general cooperative education; and advantages of general cooperative education to the community, employer, students, and school. Section 2 discusses the teacher-coordinator and his/her activities. A brief history of general cooperative education in Louisiana is presented in the next section. Section 4 covers these topics related to starting a program: cooperation with other schools and agencies, providing occupational education to meet changing needs, occupations covered in the program, initial survey, program promotion, pitfalls to avoid, sample letter to employers, and example policy statement. The final section considers student selection and suggests records and reports to be maintained on each cooperative student. It also contains a sample list of general cooperative education policies and a listing of minimum standards for (Louisiana) State approval in reimbursed programs of vocational education. Twenty pages of sample forms for a general cooperative education program are appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Div. of Vocational Education.