ERIC Number: ED146379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
Reference Count: 0
DISCOVER: A Computer-Based Career Guidance & Counselor-Administrative Support System. Final Report. 1 September 1976-30 June 1977.
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Activities of the Project DISCOVER team during the ten-month period from September 1, 1975 through June 30, 1976 are summarized in this report. (DISCOVER is a computer-based career guidance system under development since September 1972.) The major section reviews progress in meeting each of the following four objectives during the funding period, and where appropriate, discusses the problems encountered and relates future plans: (1) to complete the programming of all remaining modules of the grades 7-12 system, including all administrative and counselor-support functions, (2) to field test the total grades 7-12 guidance system in two sites in Maryland, (3) to revise the system in design, scripting, and/or programming as needed as a result of the findings of the field trial, and (4) to develop and implement a dissemination strategy, including description of the formation of the DISCOVER Foundation, Inc. Appendixes, comprising the major portion of the document, contain the following materials: design of counselor-administrative support system, documents related to the field trial, documents related to formation of the DISCOVER Foundation, Inc., and publicity materials. (TA)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Counselor Role, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Programs, Information Dissemination, Information Systems, Instructional Systems, Learning Modules, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents see CE 013 251 and ED 136 055; Best copy available