ERIC Number: ED399356
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Career Exploration, Case Studies, Cooperative Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices, Field Trips, Guidelines, Internship Programs, Job Shadowing, Labor Legislation, On the Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Records (Forms), Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Service Learning, State Legislation, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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