ERIC Number: ED199512
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Developing a Comprehensive Cooperative Education Program: Implementing the Plan.
Dube, Paul E.
This paper is one in a publication series containing general knowledge which can help colleges and universities in the various phases of developing comprehensive cooperative education programs (see note). It discusses fundamental factors that must be considered in implementing a cooperative plan and gives guidelines for putting into effect the stage three implementation plan/budget discussed in CE 028 337. Among the implementation areas addressed are publicizing the decision and plan to adopt a comprehensive cooperative education program, designing the calendar and scheduling courses, seeking technical assistance, orienting faculty and administration, marketing the institution and its cooperative program, recruiting students to the campus, recruiting students to the cooperative education program, setting criteria for student participation in cooperative education programs, hiring director and staffing the program, hiring and training staff, determining registration procedures, establishing employment program, developing jobs, placement process, maintaining employer relations, counseling and preparing students for work, awarding academic credit, developing and maintaining forms and records, building relationships with other departments, building relationships with faculty, and organizing and using an advisory committee. (YLB)
Descriptors: College Credits, College Faculty, Colleges, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Employer Employee Relationship, Guidelines, Higher Education, Job Development, Job Placement, Orientation, Personnel Selection, Program Development, Program Implementation, Publicity, Recordkeeping, Student Participation, Student Placement, Student Recruitment, Universities
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Commission for Cooperative Education, Boston, MA.
Note: For related documents see CE 028 336-338.