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ERIC Number: ED003522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Dec-31
Pages: 68
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A VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL TEACHER TECHNOLOGY CENTER--THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL, FINAL REPORT.
LARSON, MILTON E.; O'NEILL, JOHN J.
A STATEMENT OF THE EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AND SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED IN A "MODEL" TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTER WAS FORMULATED AND AN ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN WAS DEVELOPED. THE CENTER WOULD SUPPLEMENT EXISTING INSTITUTIONS AND PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATORS TO BE UPDATED IN THEIR FIELD OF TECHNOLOGY AND KEPT ABREAST OF NEW PEDAGOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS. PROJECT OBJECTIVES WERE--(1) TO DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR A MODEL CENTER, (2) TO FORMULATE ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHICS AND DESIGN CRITERIA, AND (3) TO DISSEMINATE RESEARCH FINDINGS TO POTENTIALLY INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS, INSTITUTIONS, AND ORGANIZATIONS. A PANEL OF 12 CONSULTANTS INTERACTED BY INDIVIDUAL AND CONFERENCE TELEPHONE CALLS, DOCUMENTS, AND TWO MEETINGS TO DEVELOP AND REFINE EDUCATIONAL SPECIFICATIONS. THE PROPOSED CENTER CONSISTED OF TWO MAIN DIVISIONS--(1) A TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX DEVOTED TO THE UPDATING AND THE ENRICHMENT OF THE VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM AND (2) A RESOURCES COMPLEX DESIGNED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL EDUCATION SUCH AS CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (RESEARCH, EVALUATION, AND DISSEMINATION), MODEL DEVELOPMENT, AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF TEACHING-LEARNING TECHNIQUES, METHODS, AND MATERIALS. A CONFERENCE WAS HELD TO DISSEMINATE RESEARCH FINDINGS. (JM)
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Identifiers: NEW JERSEY