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Cooperative education: characteristics and effectiveness

Series or Serial: ERIC digest; no. 91

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 1989

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University

Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road

Source City/State/Zip: Columbus Ohio 43210

Phone: 614-292-4353

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Vocational Education

Abstract:
Cooperative education can enhance classroom instruction by providing practical work experience that is relevant to students' career goals. The digest looks at evidence from the literature on cooperative education's benefits for students, schools, and employers. It examines some of the issues raised by the program's advocates and detractors and summarizes recommendations about the future of cooperative education.

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