ERIC Number: ED389901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A School-to-Work Resource Guide: Focusing on Diversity.
Maddy-Bernstein, Carolyn, Comp.; And Others
This guide, which is designed for educators who are developing, implementing, or seeking background information about school-to-work transition programs, contains descriptions of 222 of the most current (1990-present) resources for/about the school-to-work transition. The entries describing each resource are organized into four sections: publications, newsletters/journals, educational information centers/agencies/organizations, and National Network for Curriculum Coordination in Vocational and Technical Education curriculum coordination centers. Within the section devoted to publications, entries are organized according to the following topics: general information about school-to-work; school-based learning component (career preparation, integration of academic and vocational education, performance standards, tech prep, student assessment); work-based learning component (apprenticeship, job training); connecting activities component (school-business collaboration, mentoring); transition issues for special populations; and gender equity issues. Each entry describing a publication contains some or all of the following: title, author, publisher, publisher address, and ordering information/price and abstract summarizing the publications intended audience and content. Entries describing organizations contain an abstract outlining the organizations mission, major activities, size, and/or services/products and a contact person. Title and agency/organization indexes are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Academic Education, Academic Standards, Annotated Bibliographies, Apprenticeships, Career Counseling, Career Education, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Equal Education, Field Experience Programs, Fused Curriculum, Information Centers, Information Sources, Integrated Curriculum, Job Training, Mentors, Newsletters, Periodicals, Resource Materials, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Special Needs Students, Student Evaluation, Tech Prep, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994