ERIC Number: ED167710
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Overview and Student Activities for the Appalachia Educational Laboratory Model.
Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.
This document contains an overview of the Appalachia Educational Laboratory (AEL) model for Experience-Based Career Education (EBCE). (Descriptions of two other EBCE models are included in ERIC documents CE 018 447 and CE 018 449.) Divided into thirteen sections, this document highlights some of the important features of the model and includes excerpts of student-oriented activities. Section 1 describes the AEL model by explaining the following elements: systems approach; guidance and accountability; community involvement; staff roles; group experiences; and adaptations of the model. Section 2 presents the AEL/EBCE curriculum structure. Sections 3-9 contain excerpts from the Student Program Guide which describe the following activities: determining career interests; relating school subjects and occupations through Worker Trait Groups; completing the work activity checklist and the work situation checklist; assessing aptitudes; using the experience site selection form; and selecting available experience site placement opportunities. Section 10 illustrates how to develop student activity sheets, and section 11 explains how to select learning objectives. The Student Career Guide used in the AEL/EBCE model is described in section 12. Finally, section 13 provides excerpts from student activities which relate values to work. (BM)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Check Lists, Community Involvement, Decision Making, Demonstration Programs, Experiential Learning, Guidance Programs, Learning Activities, Models, Occupational Information, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, Staff Role
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.