ERIC Number: ED414439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Workplace as a Learning Place. Bulletin No. 98137.
Smeltzer, Preston E.
School-supervised work experience is suggested as part of the Wisconsin school-to-work program. This booklet is designed to inform school administrators, coordinating teachers, other educators, and parents about essential ingredients of high quality work-based education. It covers the following: (1) an introduction to workplace learning; (2) a definition of work-based education; (3) benefits of workplace learning for students; (4) benefits of workplace learning for the community; (5) selecting a job for the workplace experience; (6) scheduling workplace experiences; (7) the roles of educators, parents, and co-workers in workplace learning; (8) recordkeeping; (9) connecting school to work and the classroom; and (10) work experience program options for various grade levels. (KC)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Curriculum, On the Job Training, School Business Relationship, Work Experience, Work Experience Programs, Workplace Literacy
Publication Sales, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Drawer 179, Milwaukee, WI 53293-0179; phone: 800-243-8782.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin