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ERIC Number: ED349377
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 28
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Organizing a Vocational Fair.
Lonas, Barbara
This guide presents a description of a vocational fair and suggestions for organizing and operating it with students. Schedules, materials used, and organizational strategies are included. Part I provides the rationale for and benefits of a vocational fair. Part II focuses on organizing the fair. It covers organizing a plan (grade level of students, dates, transportation of students from other schools) and making vocational staff aware of the fair's significance. A timeline is provided. Part III addresses developing the program, including designing fair layout, designing displays, determining information to be conveyed, scheduling students, and providing a culminating activity. Part IV discusses supplementary activities: orientation, open house, best display contest, and publicity. Part V suggests two evaluations--immediate responses from teachers and students and survey of students enrolled in vocational courses during the next school year to determine influences. Appendixes include a vocational orientation plan, guidelines for vocational displays, sample vocational course selection forms, vocational survey, and Project INFOE (Information Needed For Occupational Entry) material for displays. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville.
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Dept. of Technological and Adult Education.
Identifiers: N/A
Note: For related documents, see ED 330 920 and CE 060 165-168. A product of the Comprehensive Career Development Project for Secondary Schools in Tennessee.