ERIC Number: ED343017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Job Corps Intergroup Relations Program.
Job Corps (DOL), Washington, DC.
The Job Corps Intergroup Relations Program provides an integrated curriculum involving orientation, residential living, education, and vocational training. These instructional materials for the program provide guidelines and materials emphasizing ethnic contributions in order to improve human relations among ethnic groups and between women and men. The materials are organized into 14 sections. The first four sections introduce the program, outline its goals, describe the overall program structure, and provide a flowchart. Information about placement in the program and a student progress sheet are provided. Sections 5 and 6 contain 10 curriculum units focusing on ethnic and cultural heritage. They are organized into orientation, cultural awareness, and ongoing program phases. The ongoing program includes such learning activities as an ethnic heritage calendar, a multicultural calendar, and monthly lesson plans. Section 7 focuses on staff preparation, including information on teaching techniques, classroom management, field trips, and bulletin board displays. The topic of section 8 is program implementation, including inventory and purchase of materials, organization of classroom materials, student folders, and program entry and exit. Units 9-14 contain answer keys, a certificate of completion, ordering information for materials, lists of organizations, and an appendix listing 23 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Educational Resources, Ethnic Groups, Federal Programs, Intercultural Communication, Job Training, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, Sex Fairness, Staff Development, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Job Corps (DOL), Washington, DC.