ERIC Number: ED302719
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Developing an Industry Base for Office Education Programs.
Industry-Education Council of California, Burlingame.
This guide offers a practical, step-by-step approach to developing an industry-based office education program. It equips business educators with the tools, strategies, and ideas necessary to develop a multiyear plan for implementing the program. Section I provides the rationale for cooperation between industry and education and offers ideas for approaching businesses. Section II lists the goals for a successful program. Section III lists several ways in which this program is being implemented throughout California. In Section IV, steps for developing a program are listed. Other optional activities are suggested. Section V provides a methodical approach to implementing a competency-based office occupations curriculum. Section VI recommends school strategies for working with the business community. Section VII lists the partnership activities conducted by Model Sites. Samples of information available from the Model Sites are provided in Section VIII. A matrix of office model site materials shows which sites have what activities and accompanying materials. Types of sample materials provided concern student recruitment, business/industry recruitment, curriculum and partnership activities, and include Industry Education Council of California/State Department of Education materials. The guide concludes with a glossary of terms and an index. (YLB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Competency Based Education, Consortia, Corporate Support, High Schools, Job Placement, Models, Office Occupations Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Industry-Education Council of California, Burlingame.