ERIC Number: ED167734
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
LaGuardia Community College: A Model for a Comprehensive Career Educational Approach to Higher Learning. Final Report.
La Guardia Community Coll., Long Island City, NY.
Divided into two parts, this document describes the comprehensive career education model at LaGuardia Community College (New York). Introductory material in part 1 includes a general overview of the project, a description of the U.S. Office of Career Education contract which enabled LaGuardia to expand its career education efforts, and a description of the setting and project objectives. Project activities prior to the O.C.E. contract, the contract objectives, developments during the contract period, and a summary and recommendations are presented for the following activities: (1) implementing a career resource center; (2) using cooperative education as the reality test of career education concepts and skills; (3) involving the teaching faculty in career education infusion; (4) collaborating with the business, labor, industrial, and public sectors; and (5) facilitating the productive use of leisure time. Finally, the agenda for a national conference conducted to demonstrate the project results concludes part 1. Part 2 outlines the tasks, activities, and time frames corresponding to the attainment of the contract objectives. (CE 019 283 contains the project evaluation report.) (BM)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Cooperative Education, Faculty Development, Fused Curriculum, Internship Programs, Leisure Time, Objectives, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Resource Centers, Skill Development
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: La Guardia Community Coll., Long Island City, NY.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1974