ERIC Number: ED363846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Career Counseling Center. Tenth Annual Report, September 1992-June 1993. Computer Assisted Career Guidance Systems and Career Counseling Services.
Splete, Howard; And Others
This report provides an overview of the continuing development and use of the computer-assisted career guidance systems at the Adult Career Counseling Center of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan during its 10th year of operation (September 1992-June 1993). The report includes a brief history of the development of the center and of computer-assisted guidance programs at the university, followed by the mission statement of the Adult Career Counseling Center. A description of the Adult Career Counseling Center is followed by descriptions of several computer-assisted career guidance systems, including DISCOVER for Colleges and Adults, System of Interactive Guidance and Information Plus (SIGI PLUS), and the Michigan Occupational Information System. The next sections focus on client demographic information, in-service training, public relations, and an analysis of client responses to the Adult Career Counseling Center exit form. Coordination with the Practicum Counseling Center also is discussed. A section on research describes past research supported by the center; current research being conducted at the center, including studies of factors affecting a woman's career decision making; and on-going research, including studies on the sex-role orientation and occupational self-efficacy of adult women, the applicability of action research to the counseling profession, and a survey of university-supported community career counseling programs. The report concludes with a section on plans for improving services at the center. Relevant materials are appended. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI. Adult Career Counseling Center.