ERIC Number: ED173658
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Systems of Career/Occupational Information for Youth and Other CETA Participants: Guidelines and Considerations for CETA Prime Sponsors.
Designed for use by prime sponsors, state manpower service councils, and others interested in career planning information, this technical assistance guide provides information about career decision making and the delivery of career information within the context of employment and training programs. The guide raises issues and considerations to be addressed by program planners and operators in implementing programs. Major topics covered in the guide include (1) the importance of career choice, (2) criteria for career choice and career information, (3) determination of career/occupational information needs, (4) range of information types and formats, (5) choice of information storage and retrieval methods, (6) problems and innovations in storing and using information, (7) evaluation and selection of career information material, (8) evaluation and selection of career information system, (9) implementation/organization of a system, and (10) location of assistance sources. Specific criteria for evaluating career information and the systems which deliver information are provided. (LRA)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Educational Programs, Employment Programs, Evaluation Criteria, Guidelines, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Retrieval, Information Services, Information Sources, Information Storage, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Program Development, State of the Art Reviews
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Youth Programs.
Authoring Institution: Association for Computer-Based Systems of Career Information.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act