ERIC Number: ED443001
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Career Information Hotlines Sampler. NOICC Occasional Paper.
Nichols, Mildred, T.; McDaniels, Carl; Knobloch, Mary Anne; Watts, Gale A.; Landon-Moore, Mary; Andreas, Caesar
This document, which is intended for staff of state occupational information coordinating committees (SOICCs) and career information delivery systems (CIDS), examines the pros and cons of career information hotlines and their use in selected states. "Foreword--Career Information on Call" (Juliette N. Lester) provides a brief overview of selected states' efforts to provide career information and lists benefits of CIDS hotlines. The hotlines can reach a broad spectrum of the public; offer users a degree of privacy and anonymity; help callers clarify their information needs; and are a cost-effective way of serving large and diverse populations. "Career Counseling by Telephone in Rhode Island" (Mildred T. Nichols) describes a model for using paraprofessional counselors to provide home-based adults (primarily women) with career counseling and information by telephone. "Fourteen Years and 42,000 Calls: Virginia's VIEW" (Carl McDaniels, Mary Anne Knoblock, Gale A. Watts, Mary Landon-Moore) details a comprehensive, multimedia state CIDS. "Starting a Career Information Hotline? Experiences and Insights from the Texas SOICC" (Caesar Andreas) discusses a career information hotline that focuses primarily on secondary school students, teachers, and counselors throughout Texas. A list of SOICC contacts for career information is appended. (Contains 15 references.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Case Studies, Cost Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Educational Practices, Guidelines, Hotlines (Public), Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Networks, Innovation, Models, Occupational Information, Program Development, Secondary Education, State Programs
NOICC Training Support Center, Oklahoma Department of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074, Tel: 405-743-5197 ($5).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island; Texas; Virginia