ERIC Number: ED303720
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Counselor Enrichment: A Proposal for and a Final Report of a Funded Research Project.
Deneen, Linda L.
Active research can be one area of enrichment in which counselors may gain personal growth, self-discipline, and personal development. The developer of the research project also gains in knowledge and practice in the specific areas of information retrieval systems. The counselor becomes aware of the methodology used in the preparation of a proposal. Once funding has been obtained, the counselor becomes familiar with the preparation of written reports which verify the expenditure of funds. Having a successful researcher on the staff of the institution enhances its image. This positive image may be beneficial not only in countering the critics, but in assisting the school board in passing requests for badly needed millage. Research can have impact on the curriculum. The effect of pride in the research can extend to the community. Successful counselors/researchers add to the credibility of the professional counselor organizations. Sponsoring agencies, the school's curriculum council, local board of education, or parent/student/teacher group may fund the research. Once the proposal has been accepted and the actual study begins, researchers must consider informing the school administration, obtaining parent permission and cooperation of fellow staff members, and printing the instrument. After the data has been collected and analyzed, and the literature has been searched and reviewed, the writing of the final report takes place. (The document presents the proposal and final report of a study undertaken to examine the effects of a career education program for high ability students, specifically differences between the sexes.) (ABL)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Requirements for Master of Arts degree, Central Michigan University.