ERIC Number: ED237775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Steps for Establishing a Training Information Clearinghouse.
Elgin Community Coll., IL.
This handbook outlines the steps taken at Elgin Community College to establish a training information clearinghouse. It is intended as a model for community colleges to use for establishing a training information clearinghouse, enabling them to link business and industry more effectively with information on training programs available in the area. The handbook is divided into the following nine sections: (1) introduction; (2) Illinois State Board of Education product abstract and table of contents; (3) background on the training information clearinghouse planning steps; (4) information on the formation of focus groups to discuss the project and the meetings that were conducted with these groups, with sample materials; (5) information about the training information hotline; (6) the names, companies, and occupations of training information resource people; (7) a description of the business and industry training assessment survey that was taken during the project; (8) the business and industry training information directory that includes the process used in compiling the directory, a list of its contents, and descriptions of its purpose, audience, and promotion, with sample pages and related news articles; and (9) a brief summary of the implementation of the project. Related sample forms and project materials are interwoven throughout the handbook sections. (KC)
Descriptors: Clearinghouses, College Programs, Community Colleges, Cooperative Planning, Education Work Relationship, Educational Planning, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Information Services, Information Storage, Information Systems, Job Training, Models, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Elgin Community Coll., IL.