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ERIC Number: ED115527
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Nov
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Michigan Career Education Infusion Model and Social Studies Instruction in Select Michigan Schools.
Niemeyer, Roger
The Michigan program for teaching career education through social studies is described. This program provides career preparation through the necessary academic or vocational training and career development through the acquisition of self-awareness knowledge, career awareness knowledge, career decision-making skills, and career planning and placement. The primary delivery system for career development is the social studies instructional program. The major technique used is known as the infusion process. In this process career development objectives are incorporated into existing instructional materials and classes. The premise is that instruction designed to help students achieve specific learning objectives can result in additional or secondary learning. The Michigan Department of Education has developed an inservice program and various materials to help the teachers effectively use the infusion process. Also included are a lengthy list of career development goals and objectives, a sample career education worksheet for developing specific learning objectives, and three sample social studies activities that have infused a career development conponent. (Author/DE)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council for the Social Studies (Atlanta, Georgia, November 26-29, 1975)