Learning To Work: Making the Transition From School to Work
Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office 1995
Number of pages: 114
Work-based learning can potentially help students see the relevance of their academic studies later in life, allow students to explore career options, and help them develop needed occupational skills. But the implementation of good work-based learning programs will require considerable effort on the part of schools and participating businesses.
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The objective of this book is to lift the fog of the various misunderstandings of college: credits, courses, assignments, studying, etc. It is somewhat slanted toward US students; however, many of the things can be applied to different colleges.
This book is the result work by undergraduate students in an introductory course labeled The American School offered at Northern Michigan University. The focus of the course was to engage non-educators in discussions about American schooling.
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