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A Study to Determine the Effects of a Comprehensive and Experiential System of Vocational Guidance and Career Development on Junior High School Pupils. Final Report [microform] / Norman D. Ehresman and Roger D. Vincent
Bib ID 5313660
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Ehresman, Norman D
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1976 
116 p. 
Summary

Comprehensive work experience and vocational guidance activities were established at the middle school level and their effects on career maturity and attitudes toward school of ninth graders were tested. The project was conducted at the Bowling Green Junior High School (Kentucky) during the academic school year of 1975-76. (The school supports a comprehensive K-12 career education program; results of the study should not be generalized to school settings that do not offer a career oriented curriculum.) Experimental variables in the research design were the guidance oriented work experience component and the Life Career Development System (LCDS). The work experience component was conducted entirely on the Western Kentucky University campus. The LCDS was conducted in the junior high school utilizing joint university and public school teacher facilitation efforts. The Career Maturity Inventory (CMI) and the School Sentiment Index (SSI) were administered to all experimental and control subjects. Data was collected and reported from sponsors, students, parents, and teachers. Conclusions and recommendations were made based on empirical findings, programmatic results, and subjective observations. In general the study was viewed as a success, the major recommendation being that decisionmakers and curriculum specialists at State and local levels strongly consider implementation of career work experience programs for the junior/middle school as a major vehicle for sound curricular decisionmaking on the part of students. Appendixes comprise approximately one half of the document and include the teacher information sheet, parent information letter and permission slip, sponsor contracts, sponsor information sheet, School Sentiment Index, advisory committee abstract, agenda, and membership, third party evaluation/comprehensive guidance and work experience, and third party evaluation/LCDS. (TA)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: G007500388.

Educational level discussed: Grade 9.

Educational level discussed: Junior High Schools.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Career Development.  |  Career Exploration.  |  Career Guidance.  |  College School Cooperation.  |  Comprehensive Guidance.  |  Comprehensive Programs.  |  Cooperative Education.  |  Coordination.  |  Educational Cooperation.  |  Educational Research.  |  Experimental Programs.  |  Grade 9.  |  Junior High School Students.  |  Junior High Schools.  |  Program Descriptions.  |  Program Evaluation.  |  Student Attitudes.  |  Work Experience Programs.  |  Career Maturity Inventory (Crites) Kentucky (Bowling Green) School Sentiment Index
Form/genre Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors Vincent, Roger D., author  |  Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green. Center for Career and Vocational Teacher Education
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