ERIC Number: ED132428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Career Education for Special Populations. Monographs on Career Education.
The three papers included in this monograph represent attempts on the part of the Office of Career Education to face the need for improving delivery of career education to special portions of the population. The first paper, "Career Education for Minority and Low-Income Persons," states that for this segment of the population, career education has been a matter of over-promise and under-delivery. Promises and problems are discussed in three categories: (1) Conceptual assumptions of career education, (2) process assumptions of career development, and (3) programmatic assumptions of career education. The second paper, "Career Education for Gifted and Talented Persons," discusses some of the special problems involved in developing career education programs for gifted and talented students, such as career decisionmaking, the development of talent, and work experience. In the third paper, "Career Education and the Handicapped Person," statistical predictions concerning underemployment and unemployment of handicapped high school graduates during the next four years are cited to emphasize the need for making career education opportunities available. Stressed as particularly relevant for the handicapped are basic career education principles such as the right to choose from a wide range of personally meaningful work opportunities and emphasis on accomplishments and discovery of an individual's talents rather than his limitations. (TA)
Descriptors: Career Education, Definitions, Educational Needs, Educational Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Exceptional Child Education, Gifted, Handicapped Students, Low Income Groups, Minority Groups, Needs Assessment, Student Development, Work Attitudes
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Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Note: For these papers as separate documents see ED 108 431, ED 109 459, and EC 090 986