ERIC Number: ED384724
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to Work-Based Learning Programs: Part I--Occupational Learning. First Edition.
Ingham Intermediate School District, Mason, MI.
This guide, which is one of a series of three guides designed to provide state and local leaders, policymakers, practitioners, and other stakeholders with information about the work-based learning component of the School to Work Opportunities Act, deals with occupational education. The introduction traces the history of school-to-work initiatives, lists components of successful programs, and explains the guide's purpose and use. Discussed in the remaining five chapters are the following topics: work-based learning, contracted instruction, cooperative education plans, school-to-apprenticeship, and registered apprenticeships. Each chapter contains an overview of the program followed by: a description of the program type; participant outcomes; required design criteria; benefits to students, employers, and schools; keys to successful programs; credentials earned through the program; and related resource materials. Throughout the guide, special attention is given to Michigan work-based learning programs and related resource materials and resource organizations. Contains 32 references and a glossary. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Cooperative Education, Credentials, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Federal Legislation, On the Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Program Development, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Secondary Education, State Legislation, Statewide Planning, Success, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education, Michigan State University, 230 Erickson Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Career and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Ingham Intermediate School District, Mason, MI.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994