ERIC Number: ED226792
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Cooperative Education. Instructor Coordinator's Manual.
Designed to provide an introduction to North Lake College's (NLC's) Cooperative Education Program, this manual contains information for the instructor/coordinator regarding the Dallas County Community College District's co-op policies and NLC's operational procedures and forms. First, section 1 defines cooperative education, states NLC's philosophy, and cites the benefits of the co-op programs to students, employers, and colleges. Section 2 describes the organization of NLC's cooperative education department; lists the responsibilities of the co-op director; and offers a profile of the co-op instructor/coordinator and lists the selection criteria, responsibilities, and course load formula for the position. After section 3 enumerates requirements for student participation and lists student and instructor/coordinator activities during the co-op semester, section 4 offers information on awarding credit, grading policies, and NLC's academic cooperative education program. Section 5 describes and provides samples of each of the forms required in the co-op process. Sections 6 and 7 offer guidance for developing job-related performance objectives and list liberal arts skills which should also be developed. After section 8 suggests topics and presents guidelines for conducting cooperative education seminars, section 9 makes suggestions for locating training stations for immediate and future student placement. Finally, resource materials on cooperative education are listed. (DAB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Lake Coll., Irving, TX.