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ERIC Number: ED001168
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 37
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"OPERATIONAL FUTURE." A REPORT OF RESEARCH THROUGH SERVICE TO THE ACADEMICALLY SUPERIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NEW MEXICO.
KEEHAM, VIRIGINIA R.; MAYHON, W.G.
ACADEMICALLY TALENTED SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WERE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN "OPERATION FUTURE." PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND STUDENTS RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING--INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING INTERVIEWS TO DISCUSS FUTURE PLANS OVER A 2- OR 3-YEAR PERIOD, APTITUDE AND ABILITY TESTING, GROUP SEMINARS AND DISCUSSIONS RELATED TO CAREER INFORMATION, SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOANS, AN OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CLASSES AND TO TALK TO PROFESSORS, AND TANGIBLE EVIDENCE THAT OTHERS ARE INTERESTED AND WILLING TO HELP THEM BETTER THEIR EDUCATION AND CAREERS. AFTER AN ORIENTATION PROGRAM, THE STUDENT SELECTED THE LECTURES AND GROUP SESSIONS HE WANTED TO ATTEND. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDED--AN INCREASED EMPHASIS ON ENCOURAGING STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, INCREASED ATTENTION TO THE LEARNING PROCESSES, THE USE OF NEW MEDIA, THE USE OF NEW PRACTICES IN THE CLASSROOM, CONTINUED RESEARCH RELATED TO FINANCING AN EDUCATION, THE IMPROVEMENT OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, AND INCREASED CURRICULUM EVALUATION.
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Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
Identifiers: NEW MEXICO; New Mexico (Santa Fe); OPERATION FUTURE