ERIC Number: ED118939
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
"Career Education" Junior High School Style: "Mini Course" for Ninth Grade.
Alpine School District, American Fork, UT.
The Alpine School District in American Fork, Utah is administering a career education program to provide positive experiences to ninth grade students in exploring various careers. The three week career education mini-course reviews some of the seventh grade curriculum and encourages students to do additional thinking and searching in the area of careers. Part one, entitled "Personal Preparation for Communication with People," provides learning activities and classroom procedures on personal appearance, verbal communication, personal responsibility--self discipline, and use of equipment. Part two was designed to provide the student with on-the-job experiences with his parents or other responsibile adults at their place of employment. Pre-planning activities and student and parent experience evaluation forms are presented. Part three provides 23 career development activities. The job family, goals of the project, related career development concepts, pre-planning activities, and suggested student activities are presented for each. Another brief section provides alternative student research/resource projects and reviews the roles of teacher, student, and resource persons. Several forms and additional suggestions conclude the document. (BP)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alpine School District, American Fork, UT.
Identifiers - Location: Utah