ERIC Number: ED334424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Catalog of Exemplary Vocational Education Programs for California Community Colleges' Special Student Populations.
Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.
This directory contains abstracts of 30 model programs for special population students at California community colleges. Programs are divided into four categories corresponding to the type of special population served. The seven programs for disadvantaged students are as follows: "Career Beginnings"; "Center for Computer Assisted Instruction and Vocational Education"; "GAIN (Greater Avenues for Independence) Consortium"; "Hispanic Women's Mentoring Program"; "IN-D'MAND (Internships for Disabled, Minority, and Disadvantaged Students)"; "MESA/MEP (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement/Minority Engineering Program)"; and "The Student Transition and Retention Program (STAR)." Eight programs for limited English proficient students include the following: "Advancement of Ethnic Representation and Opportunities (AERO)"; "Bilingual Welding and Automotive"; "Computer Bridge Program for English as a Secondary Language (ESL) Students" (designed to bridge students into mainstream computer courses); "Consumer Resource Center"; "Outreach and Orientation for ESL Students"; "Post-Amnesty Transition Program"; "Refugee Employment Social Services"; and "Vocational Matriculation and Bilingual Career Counseling for Higher Level ESL Students." Nine programs for disabled students are abstracted: "Basic Food Service Training"; "Business PC Specialist and Computer Programing for the Physically Challenged"; "Center for the Vocationally Challenged"; "Disabled Student Services"; "Enabler Program"; "High-Tech Center for the Disabled"; "Learning Assistance Program"; "Program for the Hearing Impaired"; and "Project WorkAbility." The following six programs for displaced homemakers and related populations are listed: "Homemaker's Employment Learning Project (H.E.L.P.)"; "New Horizons"; "On the Move"; "SPACE II (Single Parent Adults Choosing Education)"; "Support Service Program to Retain Single Parents/Homemakers in Vocational Training Programs"; and "Women's Vocational Improvement Program (VIP)." The description of each model includes the following: name of the program; type of resource model and target population; program developers; basic components of the program; any products necessary for implementation; evidence of effectiveness, usefulness, or impact; and information source. Appendixes include college and subject indexes and a glossary. (YLB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Ancillary School Services, Auto Mechanics, Bilingual Education, Career Counseling, Career Education, Catalogs, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Displaced Homemakers, Employment Services, Ethnic Groups, Food Service, Hispanic Americans, Internship Programs, Limited English Speaking, Minority Groups, Occupational Home Economics, One Parent Family, Orientation, Outreach Programs, Program Descriptions, Programing, School Holding Power, Social Services, Special Needs Students, Transitional Programs, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Welding, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Authoring Institution: Evaluation and Training Inst., Los Angeles, CA.