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NCJ Number: 74838 Find in a Library
Title: Prescriptive Catolog of Instructional Materials Recommended for Use in the Job Survival Skills Program of the California Youth Authority
Corporate Author: American Institutes for Research
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 121
Sponsoring Agency: American Institutes for Research

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Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A project was conducted to collect, summarize, and evaluate instructional materials for use in the job survival skills program of the California Youth Authority (CYA).
Abstract: The materials sought were those which focused on any or all of eight general skill categories within the scope of job survival, such as seeking a job or maintaining a job. Two methods of searching and collecting materials were used: (1) identification and contact of 180 commerical publishers of career education materials and (2) a nomination form, which is sent to State agencies responsible for processing and rehabilitation of youth offenders, asking for the nomination of job survival programs, methods, and materials. The materials received were reviewed by using a criterion checklist. The catalog includes a list of all materials submitted for review and evaluation and the annotations of recommended materials scoring 55 points or more on the checklist. Each material's annotation includes the following information: title, publication date, author(s), publisher, cost, format, reading level, and features. The evaluator' comments focus on the material's appropriateness for use in the CYA program. Indexes are provided. The criterion checklist, list of publishers contacted, and samples of the search letter and nomination form are appended. (ERIC abstract modified)
Index Term(s): California; Course materials; Publications lists; Vocational training; Work attitudes; Youth employment; Youthful offenders
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