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ERIC Number: ED337686
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 196
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Guidelines for Conducting a Quality Career Investigation Program.
Clark, Sylvia
These guidelines for new and experienced educators conducting a career investigation program are the basis for revision of vocational education in Texas. Career investigation, a seventh- or eighth-grade semester course, combines vocational and business education courses and assists students in making meaningful and informed educational and career choices. These guidelines contain six chapters dealing with: (1) general information; (2) the effective career investigation teacher; (3) planning for instruction; (4) serving special needs students; (5) public relations; and (6) career guidance material and resources. Chapter 1 contains five appendices: advisory council materials, special provisions for vocational education, program evaluation materials, teacher certification forms, and lists of certification courses and teacher educators. Chapter 2 contains one appendix: a list of regional vocational education equity specialists. Chapter 3 contains four appendices: sample lesson plan, activity forms, payroll information, and progress chart-occupational clusters. Chapter 5 contains three appendices: tips on building positive relations with school personnel, a sample news release, and a certificate of appreciation. Chapter 6 lists career guidance vendors and includes three appendices listing respectively references/resources, software, and audiovisuals. The bibliography contains 18 citations. (NLA)
Educational Development and Training Center, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX 75428 (order no. CI-140-HB).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: East Texas State Univ., Commerce. Educational Development and Training Center.
Identifiers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see CE 059 367-368. Chapter 4 contains no appendices.