ERIC Number: ED448344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb-26
Reference Count: N/A
National Job Corps Study: Report on the Process Analysis. Research and Evaluation Report Series.
Johnson, Terry; Gritz, Mark; Jackson, Russell; Burghardt, John; Boussy, Carol; Leonard, Jan; Orians, Carlyn
This report presents results of a process analysis that describes and documents Job Corps services and operations. Chapter one provides overviews of Job Corps, the national Job Corps study, and the process analysis. Chapter two describes the administrative structure of Job Corps and presents data on the geographic distribution and characteristics of key operating components. Chapters three to nine focus on these components of Job Corps: outreach and admissions, including counseling; vocational education, including occupational exploration program, vocational skills training projects, work experience program, and advanced training; academic education; residential living and health services, including student government and leadership and behavior management; center administration related to staffing and safety/security; organization and provision of Job Corps' placement services; and Job Corps performance management system and how it affects center operations. Chapter ten offers conclusions. Appendixes include data collection design and implementation and supplementary tables. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Career Education, Career Exploration, Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential, Job Placement, Job Skills, Job Training, National Programs, Out of School Youth, Performance Factors, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Residential Programs, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
For full text: http://wdr.doleta.gov/opr/fulltext/document.asp?docn=6065.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Policy and Research.
Authoring Institution: Decision Information Resources, Inc., Houston, TX.; Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, NJ.; Battelle Human Affairs Research Centers, Seattle, WA.