ERIC Number: ED118960
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Innovations in Education in Joliet, Illinois, Demonstrated in Five Conferences.
Boldrey, Tom; And Others
The publication was developed to provide cursory information about the people, places, and things essential to career and vocational education that may be seen at the Comprehensive Illinois Occupational Education Demonstration Center (CIOEDC) in Joliet, Illinois. The CIOEDC was designed to demonstrate several K-14 career and vocational education activities and programs that were originally sponsored by the Illinois Division of Vocational and Technical Education. Information is included on a series of five conferences (between October,1975 and May, 1976) to provide visitors with an opportunity to observe these programs in operation. The following Projects are described with narrative and photographs: ABLE (Authentic, Basic, Life-centered Education), JOLIET (Job-Orientation Linking Industry and Education Today), WECEP (Work Experience Career Exploration Program ), nucleonics course, career education grades 9-12, consumer and homemaking program, SIVE (System for Individualizing Vocational Education ), computerized vocational information system, technical mathematics and physics programs, industrial engineering, preparedness program (for the unemployed, underemployed, and disadvantaged), a followup system for vocational education graduates, IOCP (Illinois Occupational Curriculum Project), a three-phase evaluation of occupational education programs, and the participating grade school, high school, and junior college districts in Joliet. (Author/MS)
Descriptors: Career Education, Conferences, Demonstration Centers, Demonstration Programs, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Programs, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Comprehensive Illinois Occupational Education Demonstration Center, Joliet.
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