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ERIC Number: ED384724
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 57
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Language: English
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