ERIC Number: ED162099
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Developmental Career Guidance Project. Pima County, Arizona.
McBain, Susan L.; McKay, Joyce
This description of career education activities in Pima County, Arizona, was prepared as part of a study conducted to identify evaluated, exemplary career education activities which represent the best of the current career education programs and practices referred to in Public Law 93-380. (See CE 018 212 for the final report of this study.) This document describes one of the ten projects that were selected from among 250 projects submitted. It presents one locale's way of successfully implementing a career education activity, the results of which are educationally significant. Each of the ten projects are reported in a similar format, including the following descriptions: project overview; program development; materials and activities; parent and community involvement; staffing and management; costs; evidence of effectiveness; and conclusions. In this report of the Pima County project, the ultimate goal is stated as follows: to help all students in the county grow in the areas of self awareness, educational awareness, career awareness, economic awareness, decision making, beginning competency, employability skills, and appreciations and attitudes. The primary subjects are identified as Pima County's 90,000 students in grades K-12, and the evaluation design is described as a posttest-only design using comparable groups of treatment and control students in grades 4-12. (BM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Community Involvement, Consumer Economics, Decision Making, Demonstration Programs, Educational Counseling, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Development, Job Skills, Leisure Time, Mexican Americans, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Resource Materials, Self Concept, Student Attitudes, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.; Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1974