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ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education (ACVE) ARCHIVE

Comprehensive Information Services in Adult and Continuing Education, 
Career Education Vocational and Technical Education, Employment and Training

Link to Related Sites

The following links were selected through 2003 using the criteria in the ACVE Link Policy. Links were current when archived.

The following types of links may be found on this page:

  • Adult and Distance Education
  • Adult Literacy
  • Career/Job Information
  • Contextual Teaching and Learning
  • Employment and Training
  • ERIC
  • Financial Aid for Lifelong Learning
  • Government
  • Professional Associations
  • US Department of Education
  • Vocational Education

Adult and Distance Education

Adult Literacy

Career/Job Information

  • America's Career InfoNET
    • Includes information about employment trends (generally and by industry), wages (by occupation and state), state profiles, job leads, over 3,500 links to career web sites, and a career exploration guide.
  • America's Job Bank
    • Includes job listings, online resumes and an online job search.
  • America's Service Locator
    • Search for employment and training service providers.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • Includes employment projections, labor force statistics, job information and outlook and a career guide to industries.
  • Federal Job Search
    • A private job search and delivery company not affiliated with the Federal Government. They offer a free job alert service and a premium job search service to paying customers.
  • Job and Career Information Source
    • Includes job listings, career planning, resumes and company information.
  • Job Corps Career Development Resource Center
    • Provides the Job Corps community with up-to-date information, strategies, and professional development opportunities.
  • JobTrak
    • Commercial site for college graduates with an online career fair, employer information, and a resume posting service.
  • Jobweb
    • Includes job descriptions, salary and employer information, online career fair and job search tools.
  • Monster.com
    • At this commercial site you can search for jobs, post resumes, research companies and obtain career advice and salary information.
  • O*Net
    • Includes career exploration tools, adult and youth training program information, employers' services and links to related sites.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    • Includes job descriptions, working conditions, salary and wages, education/licensure/certification needed and job prospects for hundreds of occupations.
  • Salary.com
    • Site includes SalaryWizard which calculates salaries based on job title and location, salary news and advice, and career resources.
  • Senior Job Bank
    • Non-profit referral service for older (50+) workers
  • The Riley Guide
    • Includes job search methods, resumes and cover letters, salary and employer information, and job listings.

Contextual Teaching and Learning

Employment and Training

  • ASTD
    • Provides a virtual community that includes peer networking and information sharing opportunities and quick access to information.
  • Big Dog's HRD Link Page
    • Provides links to hundreds of websites related to learning, training, development, and education.
  • Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
    • Includes information about unemployment compensation, one-stop career centers, labor market information, unemployment insurance reform and other U.S. Department of Labor programs.
  • Global Alliance for Workers and Communities (GA)
    • The GA was "launched in April 1999 to improve the workplace experience and life opportunities for workers in developing countries, and to promote collaborative multi-sector efforts in support of these activities" with particular emphasis on "reaching young adult workers involved in global production and service supply chains worldwide.
  • International Labour Organization
    • Includes international labor standards, information about the ILO, a variety of information resources, and a conference calendar.
  • National Collaborative for Workforce and Disability for Youth
    • Assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve youth with disabilities.
  • NY State Education Department/Workforce Preparation
    • Provides links to training and development-related FAQs, newsgroups, discussion groups, publications, job center, and a glossary.
  • Training and Development Community Centre
    • Includes a virtual goldmine of resources for the training and development and human resource communities.
    • Discusses the TRDEV-L listserv, considered by some to be the best training listserv on the Internet.


  • ERIC
    • Provides immediate access to all ERIC system-related sites.
  • ERIC Digests
    • Collection of all ERIC Digests dating back to 1983.
  • ERIC Source Journal Index (Journals in the ERIC database)
    • Search or browse the journals covered on an ongoing basis in the ERIC database. Core journals in the field of education are covered comprehensively by ERIC (all articles are abstracted); non-core journals are covered selectively (specific articles are chosen to be abstracted.) Also see Journals on the Web for journals covered by ACVE that provide table of contents, abstracts or full text on the web.

Financial Aid for Lifelong Learning


Professional Associations

  • American Association for Adult and Continuing Education
    • Provides information about the organization, an online newsletter and website bulletins of interest to adult educators.
  • American Council on Education
    • Includes information about ACE programs such as HEATH and GED, credentials, leadership development, public affairs, and women and minorities in higher education.
  • Association for Career and Technical Education
    • Contains information of interest to those involved in all aspects of career and technical education.
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals
    • Includes information about IAAP membership, products and services, PSI certification, current news, and links to related sites.
  • National Business Education Association
    • Provides membership information, scholarship information, as well as information about policies and legislation related to business education.
  • National Council for Workforce Education
    • Formerly the National Council for Occupational Education (NCOE), NCWE is a private, nonprofit, professional organization committed to promoting excellence and growth in occupational education at the postsecondary level. As an affiliate council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), NCWE provides a national forum for administrators and faculty in occupational, vocational, technical, and career education as well as representatives of business, labor, military, and government, to affect and direct the future role of two-year colleges in work-related education.

US Department of Education

Vocational Education

Page Revised: 11/24/03

Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education
Center on Education and Training for Employment
The Ohio State University College of Education
1900 Kenny Road Columbus, OH 43210-1090

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