ERIC Number: ED417316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Arizona Work Based Learning. An Educator's Guide for K-12 and Beyond.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Vocational Technical Education.
This guide was developed to help school teachers and administrators in Arizona to create work-based learning experiences and to serve as a reference for implementing work-based learning activities. The book offers step-by-step guidelines and sample forms from Arizona and across the United States as well as ideas for program improvement and legal information. The 14 sections of the guide cover the following topics: (1) defining work-based learning; (2) planning work-based learning experiences; (3) marketing work-based learning; (4) legal issues; (5) awareness; (6) job shadowing; (7) laboratory/simulation; (8) mentorship; (9) service learning; (10) internship; (11) school-based enterprises; (12) clinical work experience; (13) cooperative education; and (14) apprenticeship. Three appendixes contain the following: 12 references; the SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills) competencies; and include miscellaneous information such as a guide for developing learning objectives, a student application for work-based learning, parent forms, employer information sheets, career shadowing survey, work-based community learning record, student employability assessment, and a student reflection sheet. (KC)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Career Development, Career Education, Cooperative Education, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Planning, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Marketing, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, State Curriculum Guides, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Vocational Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona