ERIC Number: ED429230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Nebraska Work Based Learning Manual. Planning and Implementation Guides for Educators, Employers, Policymakers, and Parents.
Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.
This manual contains a series of 10 detailed guides for school practitioners who are beginning to create work-based learning programs at their schools. Work-Based Learning Overview defines the different elements of work-based learning and describes the roles of program participants. Program Planning Guide offers suggestions about how to plan programs, who to involve, and what key steps to take in implementing those plans. Marketing and Work Site Development Guide contains ideas for identifying and establishing contact with potential employers, setting up learning experiences, and evaluating program activities. Career Guidance and Counseling Guide offers suggestions for helping students identify career interests and aptitudes, developing learning objectives, and assessing student learning. Career Awareness Activities Guide describes three examples and includes sample forms for setting up each activity. Career Exploration Activities Guide describes four examples and includes sample forms. School Site Career Preparation Guide describes eight activities and provides sample forms. Work Site Career Applications Guide describes nine applications and provides sample forms. Work-Based Learning Legal Issues Guide covers insurance, health and safety, transportation, and labor laws as they affect the planning of work-based learning opportunities. Teacher/Administrator Externship Guide provides information to set up externships and sample forms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Career Academies, Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Clinical Experience, Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Education, Education Work Relationship, Entrepreneurship, Integrated Curriculum, Internship Programs, Legal Problems, Mentors, Part Time Employment, Postsecondary Education, Practicums, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Service Learning, Student Employment, Supervised Occupational Experience (Agriculture), Tech Prep, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Dept. of Education, Lincoln.