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ERIC Number: ED003109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 127
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FINAL REPORT OF THE SUMMER STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
FRANK, NATHANIEL H.
A SUMMER INSTITUTE WAS CONDUCTED TO PLAN NEW PATTERNS TO ATTAIN OCCUPATIONAL, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION GOALS. THE IMMEDIATE PURPOSE WAS THAT OF DEVELOPING CRITERIA FOR NEW INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND LEARNING AIDS FOR SUCH EDUCATION. SEVERAL RECOMMENDATIONS WERE STRUCTURED FROM THE INSTITUTE--(1) THAT THERE BE INITIATED A DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OF NEW CURRICULAR PATTERNS AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR ALL STUDENTS FROM JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ON, (2) THAT, SIMULTANEOUSLY AS PART OF THE PRECEDING PROCESS, PROJECTS BE INITIATED FOR TEACHER EDUCATION AIMED AT GENERATING COMPETENCE IN COOPERATIVE GROUP TEACHING WITH THE NEW INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND ATTITUDES THAT HAVE BEEN PROPOSED, (3) THAT A NATIONAL SYSTEM OF MULTIPURPOSE EDUCATIONAL CENTERS BE ESTABLISHED, (4) THAT A PROGRAM BE UNDERTAKEN TO LEAD TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INSTITUTE OF EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT, PATTERNED AFTER THE BEST SCHOOLS OF INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, (5) THAT THERE BE INITIATED SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSITIONAL EDUCATIONAL PATTERNS IN DEPRIVED AREAS WHILE THE NEW, MORE COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS ARE EMERGING, AND (6) THAT PROJECTS BE INITIATED TO STRENGTHEN AND BROADEN THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS OF LABOR, INDUSTRY, AND GOVERNMENT. THE INSTITUTE PROVIDED THE BASELINE FOR ESTABLISHING NEW CONCEPTS TO AID IN RESOLVING THE INADEQUACIES OF CURRENT PRACTICES OF OCCUPATIONAL, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION. (HB)
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Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge.
Identifiers: CAMBRIDGE; MASSACHUSETTS; Science Education Centers