ERIC Number: ED143883
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
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)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Educational Administration, Educational Facilities, Facility Guidelines, Facility Planning, Federal Legislation, Information Centers, Learning Resources Centers, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Resource Centers, Resource Materials, Resources, Staff Utilization
Center for Vocational Education Publications, Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: 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.