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ERIC Number: ED143883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Pages: 125
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Career Resource Centers.
Axelrod, Valija; And Others
Developed as a guide for educational planners interested in expanding their career guidance and career education delivery system, this handbook suggests general plans, procedures, staffing patterns, activities, and resources in eight chapters. Chapter 1 provides a broad perspective on the rationale for career resource centers. Chapter 2 covers various tasks related to early planning efforts. General guidelines for physical facilities, effective space management, and display plans are presented in chapter 3. Chapter 4 is devoted to staffing considerations. Chapter 5 provides procedures to assist in career information materials acquisition and selection. Chapter 6 promotes the importance of effective public relations. Chapter 7 describes feasible programs, services, and activities designed to promote career resource center utilization. Chapter 8 presents the importance of evaluation for the continued improvement of operating career resources centers and includes practical suggestions for process and outcome evaluations. Appendixes include the following: Overview of Federal legislation, proposal for developing a career resource center, selected sources of career information, ERIC clearinghouses, selected career resources on a limited budget, computer-assisted guidance, and a bibliography on designing a career resource center. In addition, 37 exhibits are included throughout the handbook. (TA)
Center for Vocational Education Publications, Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.; Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District, Sault Sainte Marie, MI.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational Education.