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ERIC Number: ED469038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 316
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Work-Based Learning: A Resource Guide for Change.
Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
This document is intended to provide New York schools, business/industry representatives, and others with resources to develop or further refine work-based learning (WBL) strategies or components. Section 1 presents background information on the following topics: (1) the scope of WBL; (2) foundations for the development of WBL; (3) categories of WBL (visits to workplaces, volunteer experience, employment); and (4) program operation (budgeting, staffing, scheduling, marketing, safeguarding, restructuring, recordkeeping). Section 2 presents detailed practitioner-focused information about the following types of WBL activities: field trips; job shadowing; service learning; career exploration internship programs; other unpaid internships; youth jobs; subsidized employment training; youth-run enterprises; cooperative education and paid internships; and apprenticeships. The following information is provided for each type of WBL activity: purpose; program activities; program format (including scheduling, appropriate grade level, and program length); staffing requirements; applicable regulations; marketing strategies; and financial, program development, and assessment requirements. Each model is also followed by case studies illustrating programs currently operating in New York State. The final 60% of the document consists of 15 appendixes that include various guidelines, glossaries, and other resources addressing topics such as the following: WBL for students with disabilities; preparing young women for higher-wage careers; service learning projects; and essential skills and dispositions. (MN)
For full text (Text): http://www.hudrivctr.org/wbl.pdf. For full text (Appendices): http://www.hudrivctr.org/appendix.pdf. For full text (Forms): http://www.hudrivctr.org/wblforms.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Authoring Institution: Hudson River Center for Program Development, Glenmont, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York