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ERIC Number: ED138824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
EBCE Program Overview.
Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
This program overview of experience based career education (EBCE) includes definition of EBCE, comparisons between it and other career/vocational programs, review of program elements and community involvement, and description of its program evaluation and staff training elements. EBCE is described as an alternative to regular high school which includes new approaches to academic learning and student investigation of careers through actual work in them combined with learning about them from books and other resources. The document contains discussion of program alternatives (work study, vocational education, and EBCE) with primary focus on the objectives and practices of each program. Program elements discussed include individualization and the integration of academic courses, concepts and objectives, inquiry process, student activity sheets, career exploration, career development, and decisionmaking. The role of community involvement is described and a listing of EBCE sites is included. Evaluation results are summarized for 1972-73 and 1973-74 programs, indicating above average educational effects. Learning coordinator training and experience site analysis training are outlined in the section on staff training. A glossary of EBCE terms is included. (TA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.