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ERIC Number: ED399356
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 308
Abstractor: N/A
Work-Based Learning: A Resource Guide for Change. Test Draft.
Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
This resource guide is intended to provide New York schools, business/industry, and others with resources to develop work-based learning strategies and components. Section 1 examines the scope, foundation, categories, and operation of work-based learning. Section 2 presents detailed information about the following forms of work-based learning: field trips; job shadowing; service learning; New York's Career Exploration Internship Program; other unpaid internships; youth employment programs; subsidized employment training; youth-run enterprises; cooperative education; paid internships; and apprenticeships. The following information is provided for each form of work-based learning: purpose; program activities, scheduling structure, grade level, and length; staffing requirements; anticipated student outcomes; credit(s) awarded; regulations governing program design/implementation; marketing strategies; financial, program development, and assessment requirements; and illustrative case studies. A wide range of program planning forms constitute approximately one-third of the guide. Among the items included in the guide's 15 appendixes are the following: guidelines for providing work-based learning activity components and developing programs; information about resources/accommodations for disabled students; competencies deemed necessary by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills; guidelines for preparing young women for higher-wage careers under the School-to-Work Opportunities Act; information about labor laws applicable in New York; ideas of service learning projects; model career exploration internship programs; essential skills and dispositions; an acronyms list; and a glossary. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Workplace Preparation and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York