ERIC Number: ED181195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Education and Work Competencies Needed by Experiential Education Personnel. Information Series No. 175.
Klaurens, Mary K.
This paper analyzes the role and competencies needed by teachers or coordinators who supervise experiential education. Guidelines are presented for the selection and preparation of personnel responsible for programs in which students are placed in work settings. Program purposes and goals are discussed for the following divisions: personnel responsible for coordination, vocational education programs, academic experiential programs, experience based career education (EBCE), work experience programs for special needs students, coordinators of programs for out-of-school youth, and postsecondary internship supervisors. Major duties, tasks, and functions are outlined for such concerns as coordinating community resources, developing career opportunities for women and minorities, and complying with labor laws. Competency requirements for staff are also examined, along with the training needs of the various staff positions. The summary presents recommendations for program personnel, including the following: (1) delivery systems for training personnel should be responsible to their special needs and take into account prior experience and expertise; (2) training is needed at the preservice as well as inservice level; and (3) inservice training must be specific to the needs of the learners with regard to content, instructional format, scheduling, and compensation. Appended materials include core functions of EBCE learning coordinators and career education learning activities. (CT)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Competency Based Education, Employed Women, Experiential Learning, Labor Legislation, Minority Groups, Out of School Youth, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, Work Experience
National Center Publications, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210 ($3.25)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.