ERIC Number: ED220668
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Status of Statewide Career Information Delivery Systems.
Dunn, Wynonia L.
Intended as a resource document as well as a status report on all the statewide career information delivery systems (CIDS) in operation, this report examines the status of 39 statewide information systems. (Career information delivery systems are computer-based systems that provide national, state, and local information to individuals who are in the process of career exploration and/or job search.) Outlined briefly are the purpose and characteristics of state CIDS, their characteristics, legislation creating them, and their policies and standards. Next, information is provided pertaining to the following aspects of state CIDS: administrative/organizational structures, information development, information delivery, software, market penetration, financing, and future directions and recommendations. Presented next are descriptions of CIDS currently in operation in 39 states: 21 that were funded by the National Occupational Information Coodinating Committee, 9 by the Department of Labor, and 9 by state and local agencies. Each program description covers some or all of the following topics: grant period, federal obligation, operating agency, contact, staff, software, delivery modes, files available, files planned, institutional user sites, fiscal 1982 revenue sources, annual user fees, estimated fiscal 1983 operating budgets, and evaluation. The last section provides profiles of CIDS software packages. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Programs, Databases, Delivery Systems, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Information Dissemination, Information Systems, Information Utilization, Job Search Methods, Objectives, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, Standards, State Programs, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.