ERIC Number: ED053639
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Mar-1
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Student Manpower. Report of the Atlanta Student Manpower Project for the U.S. Department of Labor.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
The purpose of the Atlanta Student Manpower Project was to coordinate and report on a variety of efforts that utilized student manpower for community service to effectuate a large scale service-learning program. The major components of the project were: (1) the development and experience of the Atlanta Urban Corps through which 300 students carried out internships with community organizations during June through December 1969; (2) a survey identifying existing programs in colleges and universities that provide students with service experiences in community social and economic programs; (3) an exploration of student manpower utilization by federal agencies, private business, and other community agencies; (4) a student manpower survey of 1,670 students enrolled in Atlanta colleges; (5) the Atlanta Service-Learning Conference held June 30-July 1, 1969; and (6) the general internship experience of the Southern Regional Education Board. This report presents: (1) a summary of the conclusions; (2) some observations on student manpower; (3) a discussion of the projects; and (4) a list of recommendations. (AF)
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Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.