ERIC Number: ED114473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-18
Reference Count: N/A
Bridging the Gap: A Study of Education-To-Work Linkages: Final Report of the State-Level Study in Career Education.
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Results from a year-long study on the education-to-work transition are presented in the final report, with an examination of existing linkages between the two and proposals for their expansion and improvement. Background material is provided in a preface, summary of chapter content, and introductory chapter. Further chapters include: Framework for Studying the Education-to-Work Transition, discussing the subject area and how it has been handled; Survey of Current Linkages, presenting procedures and results of a four-State survey; Survey Analysis and Interpretation, and Alternative Linkage Approaches, combining to analyze survey findings and provide analytic structure for linkage development; an examination of Barriers and Proposals; and, Recommendations for Further Research and Development for the National Institute of Education. Nine figures and seven charts supplement the discussion. An extensive bibliography containing 244 titles arranged under planning, curriculum, guidance, manpower utilization, and evaluation is provided. The references represent the broader topic of career education as well as the relationship of education and work. Lists of consortium members, survey participants, and action proposals reviewers; a survey guide and related instruments; and Florida follow-up policy guidelines for community colleges are appended. A glossary of key terms is provided. (LH)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Bibliographies, Career Education, Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Educational Problems, Educational Research, Educational Strategies, Employment Potential, Employment Problems, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Labor Utilization, Postsecondary Education, Relevance (Education), Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs, Work Study Programs
College Board Publication Orders, Box 2815, Princeton, New Jersey 08540 ($4.00 per copy)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Education and Work Group.
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.