ERIC Number: ED149177
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Research in Career Education: The State of the Art. Information Series No. 106.
Herr, Edwin L.
A review, analysis, and synthesis of research in career education, which identifies emerging trends, program successes, and the overall relationship of career education to vocational and general education programs, is presented in this information analysis paper. Six major sections are included. Section 1 presents perspectives on the growth and philosophy of career education, including discussion of the status and objectives of career education. Section 2 focuses on implementation approaches including multiple component school-based approaches, experience-based approaches, and the rural/residential approach. Curriculum development at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary school levels is covered in section 3; section 4 reviews teaching/counseling methods and group methods and techniques. Section 5 cites studies dealing with effects of the following learning resources: audiovisual multimedia, print materials, mobile units, community and parents, career resources centers, and simulations. Section 6 briefly deals with staff development and describes the evaluation of inservice programs and inservice patterns. A summary of the findings described in the review and conclusions and recommendations concerning research and evaluation are included. (TA)
Descriptors: Career Education, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Literature Reviews, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Research Reviews (Publications), State of the Art Reviews, State Programs, Teaching Methods
National Center for Research in Vocational Education Publications, Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (IN 106, $6.25, quantity and series discounts available)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. ERIC Clearinghouse on Career Education.