ERIC Number: ED257963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Retention of Students in Vocational Programs. A Sourcebook of Strategies for High School Educators.
New Hampshire State Dept. of Education, Concord. Div. of Instructional Services.
This handbook contains materials to assist high school teachers in increasing enrollment and completion rates in vocational programs preparing students for entry into nontraditional occupations. The first part of the manual outlines practices and activities addressing the following areas: guidance and counseling, special events for students, public relations, direct instruction, communication and the news media, extracurricular activities, use of instructional media, curriculum, assessment, parent and community involvement, administration and management, and staff development and training. Included in the second section are abstracts of 26 different documents dealing with vocational educators' workshops, parent workshops, bibliographies, simulations, sourcebooks, and research reports covering strategies for promoting nontraditional enrollments. An annotated list of recommended curriculum materials is provided in the third section. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Classroom Techniques, Community Involvement, Counseling Techniques, Curriculum Development, Dropout Prevention, Educational Media, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Extracurricular Activities, Guidelines, High School Students, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Nontraditional Occupations, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Implementation, Public Relations, Publicity, School Counseling, School Holding Power, Secondary Education, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Student Recruitment, Teacher Workshops, Vocational Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Hampshire State Dept. of Education, Concord. Div. of Instructional Services.
Note: For a related document, see CE 041 611.