ERIC Number: ED263383
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Career Information in the Classroom. Workshop Guide for Infusing the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Boyle, Karen Kimmel; Whelden, Ernest
This competency-based training package instructs teachers of grades K-12 on how to infuse the "Occupational Outlook Handbook" (OOH) and concepts contained within it into their existing curricula. The package includes information on how to plan a workshop, helpful hints and techniques for leading groups, six learning modules, and pre- and postworkshop self-assessment instruments for workshop participants. Addressed in the individual modules are the following topics: basic principles of career development, methods of developing infused activities, the OOH and occupational information, and strategies for helping students understand the labor market and the economy and explore careers. Each module contains some or all of the following: a statement of purpose, a list of competencies addressed in the module, abstracts of learning activities, lessons that includes a cross-referenced instructor's outline and notes, suggested evaluation instruments and techniques, sample handouts, and transparency masters. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Exploration, Competency Based Education, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Curriculum Development, Economics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Fused Curriculum, Information Dissemination, Information Sources, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Labor Market, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Pretests Posttests, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Workshops
Meridian Education Corporation, 205 East Locust Street, Bloomington, IN 61701 ($49.00; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.; Office of Career Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.