ERIC Number: EJ648399
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
School-to-Work Curricula in the Middle Schools: Design, Benefits, and Concerns.
Finch, Curtis R.; Mooney, Marianne
Workforce Education Forum, v29 n1 p16-40 Spr 2002
Interviews with 28 middle school staff regarding school-to-work STW curriculum implementation, focus, outcomes, and issues found a range of benefits provided to students. STW experiences contributed to young adolescent development, self-understanding, confidence, self-esteem, motivation, and responsibility--in other words, what middle schools were designed to do. (Contains 17 references.) (JOW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Middle Schools
Professional Personnel Development Center for Vocational Teacher Education, Penn State University, 301 Keller Bldg., University Park, PA 16802-1303; http://cte.ed.psu.edu/inhere/PPDC publications.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A