ERIC Number: ED099553
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
A Study of Elementary and Secondary Career Education in Lincoln County.
Olson, La Vene A.
Initiated in Lincoln County, West Virginia, in 1971, the study is the result of the collection and analysis of data from 1233 students in grades 1-10, 794 parents of students in grades 1-12, 78 teachers of students in grades 1-12, and 30 business and industrial personnel. In Part One of the report, the emphasis is on the career education treatment variable and its effect on: (1) language and mathematics achievement, (2) occupational awareness, (3) career maturity, and (4) attitudes of parents, students, teachers, and business/industrial personnel. Findings are discussed and tabulated. Part Two describes career education as an approach which is used to assist children, youth, and adults understand nebulous concepts by providing concrete experiences in all school subjects which relate to self, education, and careers. Included are a rationale, sample performance objectives, suggested approaches, and sample occupations. Part Three is concerned with the in-service component utilized in implementing career education. Included are 16 modules of instruction which are comprised of in-service goals, participant objectives, instructor and/or participant activities, participant evaluation, and resources. Additional information is included about validation methods and procedures, curriculum development procedures, and goals for students in grades K-12. (MW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Occupational, Adult, and Safety Education.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia