ERIC Number: ED171914
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Placement of Junior and Senior High School Students in Non-Traditional Career Exploration Experiences in the Community. Final Project Performance Report.
Blum, Robert E.; Doyle, Linda
To reduce the narrowing effects of sex-role stereotyping on the career options of secondary students, a project was conducted using curriculum activities and experiences with nontraditional role models in school and community settings. The vehicle for meeting this goal was the existing Jefferson County (Colorado) experience-based career education program. Objectives of the project included (1) establish and maintain community involvement; (2) prepare curriculum materials; (3) prepare and deliver a staff inservice program; (4) implement the program; (5) evaluate the learning outcomes and project processes; and (6) disseminate results of the project. Over 150 members of the local community served as resource persons. Curriculum materials, including guidance activities and curriculum units for secondary students, were produced. Inservice programs were conducted for 30 teachers, counselors, library media specialists, and administrators. The project was implemented during a nine-week period with 110 students at three schools. A third-party evaluation was conducted, with both formative and summative data collected; and a brochure describing project goals and activities was disseminated. (Student curriculum materials, staff inservice materials, and the final evaluation report are included.) (Author/LMS)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Community Cooperation, Community Involvement, Experiential Learning, Females, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Junior High School Students, Males, Nontraditional Occupations, Program Descriptions, Role Models, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Secondary School Students, Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Staff Development, Teacher Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Jefferson County Public Schools, Lakewood, CO.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1974