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ERIC Number: ED301769
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Mar
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Retention of Nontraditional Students. Tip Sheet.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Instructional Materials Lab.
This publication begins with a list of suggestions for increasing the retention of male and female students pursuing nontraditional occupations. It then highlights five successful Ohio programs for the retention of these students: (1) Overcoming Sex Bias and Sex Stereotyping in Secondary Vocational Education--Nontraditional Support (Great Oaks Joint Vocational School District [JVSD], Cincinnati), a project supporting juniors and seniors enrolled in nontraditional career areas; (2) Support Services for Students in Nontraditional Programs (Mid-East Ohio JVSD, Zanesville), an all-day workshop for nontraditional students, parents, vocational instructors, school counselors, and representatives from community businesses; (3) Support Services for Vocational Students in Nontraditional Programs (Upper Valley JVSD, Piqua), a program designed to encourage students to remain in nontraditional programs by offering them special support services; (4) Community Resource Guide Workshop (Springfield-Clark County JVSD), a workshop to develop a teacher's guide with accessible, useful information about local businesses; and (5) Industrial Touring (Youngstown City Schools), a project to introduce adult education students to career options. The name, address, and telephone number of a contact person for each program are provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: Document contains colored paper and ink. For related documents, see CE 051 583-585.